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interlocutor

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noun in·ter·loc·u·tor \ˌin-tər-ˈlä-kyə-tər\

Simple Definition of interlocutor

  • : a person who is having a conversation with you

Full Definition of interlocutor

  1. 1 :  one who takes part in dialogue or conversation

  2. 2 :  a man in the middle of the line in a minstrel show who questions the end men and acts as leader

Origin of interlocutor

Latin interloqui to speak between, issue an interlocutory decree, from inter- + loqui to speak


First Known Use: 1514

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