Definitions for oratorˈɔr ə tər, ˈɒr-

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word orator

Princeton's WordNet

  1. orator, speechmaker, rhetorician, public speaker, speechifier(noun)

    a person who delivers a speech or oration

Wiktionary

  1. orator(Noun)

    Someone who orates or delivers an oration.

  2. orator(Noun)

    A skilled and eloquent public speaker.

Freebase

  1. Orator

    An orator, or oratist, is a public speaker. An orator may also be called an oratorian — literally, "one who orates".

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Cato the Elder:

    An orator is a good man who is skilled in speaking.

  2. Wendell Phillips:

    If you want to be an orator, first get your great cause.

  3. William Jennings Bryan:

    An orator is a man who says what he thinks and feels what he says.

  4. Johann von Goethe:

    I can tell you, honest friend, what to believe believe life it teaches better than book or orator.

  5. Cicero:

    Let arms give place to the robe, and the laurel of the warriors yield to the tongue of the orator.


Translations for orator

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for orator »

Translation

Find a translation for the orator definition in other languages:

Select another language:

Discuss these orator definitions with the community:

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:     


Citation

Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:

Style:MLAChicagoAPA

"orator." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2016. Web. 14 Feb. 2016. <http://www.definitions.net/definition/orator>.

Are we missing a good definition for orator? Don't keep it to yourself...

Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for orator:

Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.