Definition of Commentator

1. Noun. An expert who observes and comments on something.

Exact synonyms: Observer
Generic synonyms: Expert
Specialized synonyms: Annotator
Derivative terms: Commentate, Observe



2. Noun. A writer who reports and analyzes events of the day.
Exact synonyms: Reviewer
Generic synonyms: Author, Writer
Derivative terms: Commentate, Review

Definition of Commentator

1. n. One who writes a commentary or comments; an expositor; an annotator.

Definition of Commentator

1. Noun. A person who comments; especially someone who is paid to give his/her opinions in the media about current affairs, sports, etc. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Commentator

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Commentator

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commentator (current term)
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Literary usage of Commentator

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1. Insula Sanctorum Et Doctorum: Or, Ireland's Ancient Schools and Scholars by John Healy (1890)
"Another eminent Irish scholar of the Dispersion was Sedulius, the commentator on Scripture. Sedulius the Elder, of whom we have already spoken at length, ..."

2. Publications by Oxford Historical Society (1907)
"... some commentator calls it, fabula Susanna, instead of tht History of Susanna. On Friday last, in the Evening, one old Sockwell, of S*. ..."

3. The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge: Embracing by Johann Jakob Herzog, Philip Schaff, Albert Hauck (1911)
"A close student and commentator of Aristotle, unequaled in his mastery of the dialectic method, with consummate energy he criticized the doctrines of the ..."

4. The Reformation by George Park Fisher (1873)
"As a commentator, the ability of Calvin is very great. The first of his series of works in this department — his 1 f»ft. in. xxiii. ..."

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