com·​ment·​er | \ ˈkä-ˌmen-tər How to pronounce commenter (audio) \
variants: or less commonly commentor
plural commenters or commentors

Definition of commenter

: one who comments especially : one who leaves a comment on an Internet site, story, page, etc. … every blogger and commenter and self-anointed pundit, could outperform any robot writer at a fraction of the cost. — Paul Di Filippo Many websites which allow users to leave comments … use a system called Captcha to check that the commenter is not a computer programme (or 'bot') leaving spam comments. — Nick Poyntz

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14th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Commenter.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 14 Aug. 2020.

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