Synonyms for Sophist:

n.

hypocrite (noun)
casuist.
pedagogue (noun)
pedant.
sophist (noun)
casuist.
thinker (noun)
critic, caviler, philosopher, pedant, rhetorician, clever thinker.

Other synonyms:

logician
philosopher.
Other relevant words:
pedant, philosopher.

Usage examples for sophist

  1. Thou always wast a sophist and a liar. – Faust by Goethe
  2. He is not a paradox- monger; he is a wild logician, far too simple even to be called a sophist – George Bernard Shaw by Gilbert K. Chesterton