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critic

noun

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  1. 1 a person given to harsh judgments and to finding faults the president's hard-core critics are going to attack him no matter what he does Synonyms carper, castigator, caviler (or caviller), censurer, criticizer, disparager, faultfinder, hypercritic, knocker, niggler, nitpicker Related Words condemner (or condemnor), denouncer; belittler, decrier, denigrator, derider, detractor; assailant, attacker, crucifier; criticaster, hairsplitter, pettifogger, quibbler; admonisher, haranguer, railer, ranter, rebuker, reproacher, reprover, scold, upbraider; bellyacher, complainer, crybaby, fusser, griper, grouch, grouser, grumbler, whiner Near Antonyms commender, praiser

  2. 2 a person who makes or expresses a judgment on the quality of offerings in some field of endeavor the restaurant critic said that the fries at that fast-food outlet were the worst she'd ever eaten Synonyms pundit, reviewer Related Words analyst, annotator, columnist, commentator, observer; appraiser, evaluator, judge, referee


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