crit·​ic·​as·​ter ˈkri-ti-ˌka-stər How to pronounce criticaster (audio)
: an inferior or petty critic

Word History


critic entry 1 + -aster

First Known Use

1669, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of criticaster was in 1669

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“Criticaster.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 16 Jul. 2024.

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