noun or·a·tor \ˈr-ə-tər, ˈär-\

: a person who makes speeches and is very good at making them

Full Definition of ORATOR

:  one who delivers an oration
:  one distinguished for skill and power as a public speaker

Examples of ORATOR

  1. <though a brilliant wordsmith, Thomas Jefferson was by his own admission an unskilled orator>

First Known Use of ORATOR

15th century
ORATOR Defined for Kids


noun or·a·tor \ˈr-ə-tər\

Definition of ORATOR for Kids

:  a public speaker noted for skill and power in speaking


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