Distractor vs. Distracter

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  • Distractor (noun)

    alternative spelling of distracter

  • Distracter (noun)

    That which distracts, or serves as a distraction.


  • Distracter (noun)

    Any of the incorrect answers in a multiple-choice question.

  • Distractor (noun)

    a person or thing that distracts

    “the visual channel is capable of being a powerful distractor”

  • Distractor (noun)

    an incorrect option in a multiple choice question

    “four pictures, three of which are distractors”

Oxford Dictionary

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