Definition of commentator
: one who provides commentary: such asa : 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
COMMENTATOR Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of commentator for English Language Learners
: 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
COMMENTATOR Defined for Kids
Definition of commentator for Students
: a person who describes or analyzes a news, sports, or entertainment event (as over radio or on television)
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