Devil's advocate (disambiguation)
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Devil's advocate originally referred to a canon lawyer in the Roman Catholic Church appointed to argue against the canonization or beatification of a person.
The Devil's Advocate meaning: a person who expresses a contentious opinion in order to provoke debate or test the strength of the opposing arguments.
Devil's Advocate may also refer to:
- The Devil's Advocate (Neiderman novel), a novel by Andrew Neiderman
- The Devil's Advocate (Caldwell novel), a novel by Taylor Caldwell
- The Devil's Advocate (West novel), a 1959 novel by Morris West
- Giovanni Di Stefano (born 1955), British-Italian faux lawyer, has been nicknamed "The Devil's Advocate" for his involvement in high-profile criminal cases
- Jacques Vergès (1925–2013), French attorney most famous for representing Klaus Barbie, the Butcher of Lyon
- Devil's Advocate (TV series), a Dutch reality television series
- The Devil's Advocates, a fictional motorcycle gang appearing in the film Nam's Angels
- Devil's Advocate, a fictional pinball game appearing in "Insane Clown Poppy", an episode of The Simpsons
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