critic

6 ENTRIES FOUND:

1crit·ic

noun \ˈkri-tik\

Definition of CRITIC

1
a :  one who expresses a reasoned opinion on any matter especially involving a judgment of its value, truth, righteousness, beauty, or technique
b :  one who engages often professionally in the analysis, evaluation, or appreciation of works of art or artistic performances
2
:  one given to harsh or captious judgment

Origin of CRITIC

Latin criticus, from Greek kritikos, from kritikos able to discern or judge, from krinein
First Known Use: 1588

Other Job Terms

factotum, milliner, ostler, scrivener, tinker, webster, wordsmith

Rhymes with CRITIC

2critic

noun

Definition of CRITIC

1
archaic :  criticism
2
archaic :  critique

Origin of CRITIC

Greek kritikē art of the critic, from feminine of kritikos
First Known Use: 1651

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