noun com·men·ta·tor \-ˌtā-tər\

: a person who discusses important people and events on television, in newspapers, etc.

: a person who provides a description on a radio or television program of an event (such as a sports contest) as it is happening

Full Definition of COMMENTATOR

:  one who provides commentary: as
a :  one who reports and discusses news (as on television)
b :  a sportscaster who provides commentary during live events <a color commentator>

First Known Use of COMMENTATOR

14th century


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COMMENTATOR Defined for Kids


noun com·men·ta·tor \ˈkä-mən-ˌtā-tər\

Definition of COMMENTATOR for Kids

:  a person who describes or analyzes a news, sports, or entertainment event (as over radio or on television)


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