Definition of critic
(Entry 1 of 2)
1a : one who engages often professionally in the analysis, evaluation, or appreciation of works of art or artistic performances a literary critic a film critic a theater critic
b : one who expresses a reasoned opinion on any matter especially involving a judgment of its value, truth, righteousness, beauty, or technique Critics of the new law say that it will not reduce crime.
2 : one given to harsh or captious judgment a fierce critic of immigration policies
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