criticaster

noun
crit·​ic·​as·​ter | \ ˈkri-ti-ˌka-stər How to pronounce criticaster (audio) \

Definition of criticaster

: an inferior or petty critic

First Known Use of criticaster

1684, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for criticaster

critic entry 1 + -aster

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“Criticaster.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/criticaster. Accessed 15 Jul. 2020.

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