com·​mu·​ni·​cat·​or kə-ˈmyü-nə-ˌkā-tər How to pronounce communicator (audio)
: one that communicates something
Nor was Stroheim alone during the twenties in exploring the possibilities of the camera as communicator rather than manipulator.James Monaco
especially : a person who conveys information or knowledge to others
A true leader needs to be a good communicator.
Bluetooth is named for a 10th-century Danish king, Harald Bluetooth, a great communicator who united warring factions. Jessie Milligan
She tells me I'm a poor communicator, that I give out ambivalent signals. Blake Morrison
A patient representative is a listener, a communicator, and a catalyst for change from within the system. Barbara M. Swanson

Examples of communicator in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The survey also found that more Democrats and Democratic-leaning Independents think Harris is more competent, mentally fit and a better communicator than Biden. David Faris, Newsweek, 9 July 2024 The Lakers are betting on the polished former player from Duke, the smartest guy in every room, to be that adaptable communicator who can employ modern tactics and keep clicking with LeBron James while relating to everyone else. Mirjam Swanson, Orange County Register, 8 July 2024 Unlike Biden, who has been struggling with voters from all of these backgrounds, Harris is a natural communicator in these settings. Christian Paz, Vox, 28 June 2024 The line would become the iconic moment of the debate, lending to the lore of Reagan’s nickname: the great communicator. Jack Birle, Washington Examiner - Political News and Conservative Analysis About Congress, the President, and the Federal Government, 26 June 2024 See all Example Sentences for communicator 

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Word History

First Known Use

1550, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of communicator was in 1550

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“Communicator.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 15 Jul. 2024.

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