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Commentator definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

COMMENTATOR, n. One who comments; one who writes annotations; an expositor; an annotator. [The accent on the first syllable and that on the third are nearly equal.]

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: an expert who observes and comments on something [syn: observer, commentator]
2: a writer who reports and analyzes events of the day [syn: commentator, reviewer]

Merriam Webster's

noun Date: 14th century one who gives a commentary; especially one who reports and discusses news on radio or television

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. 1 a person who provides a commentary on an event etc. 2 the writer of a commentary. 3 a person who writes or speaks on current events. Etymology: L f. commentari frequent. of comminisci devise

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Commentator Com"men*ta`tor, n. [L. commentator: cf. F. commentateur.] One who writes a commentary or comments; an expositor; an annotator. The commentator's professed object is to explain, to enforce, to illustrate doctrines claimed as true. --Whewell.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

(commentators) Frequency: The word is one of the 3000 most common words in English. 1. A commentator is a broadcaster who gives a radio or television commentary on an event. ...a sports commentator. N-COUNT: usu with supp 2. A commentator is someone who often writes or broadcasts about a particular subject. ...a political commentator... A. M. Babu is a commentator on African affairs. N-COUNT: usu with supp

Soule's Dictionary of English Synonyms

n. Annotator, expositor, expounder, commenter or commentor, writer of comments.

Moby Thesaurus

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