Meaning of “doubting Thomas” in the English Dictionary

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"doubting Thomas" in British English

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doubting Thomasnoun [ C usually singular ]

uk /ˌdaʊ.tɪŋ ˈtɒm.əs/ us /ˌdaʊ.t̬ɪŋ ˈtɑː.məs/

a person who refuses to believe anything until they are shown proof

(Definition of “doubting Thomas” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)