laudator temporis acti

Latin quotation from Horace
lau·​da·​tor tem·​po·​ris ac·​ti | \ lau̇-ˈdä-ˌtȯr-ˌtem-pȯ-ris-ˈäk-ˌtē How to pronounce laudator temporis acti (audio) \

Definition of laudator temporis acti

: one who praises past times

Learn More about laudator temporis acti

Statistics for laudator temporis acti

Cite this Entry

“Laudator temporis acti.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/laudator%20temporis%20acti. Accessed 2 Mar. 2021.

Style: MLA
MLA Chicago APA Merriam-Webster

Comments on laudator temporis acti

What made you want to look up laudator temporis acti? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

February 2021 Words of the Day Quiz

  • squirrel in winter
  • Which is a synonym of perdure?
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Universal Daily Crossword

A daily challenge for crossword fanatics.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!