Definitions for oratorˈɔr ə tər, ˈɒr-

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

or•a•torˈɔr ə tər, ˈɒr-(n.)

  1. a person who delivers an oration; a public speaker, esp. one of great eloquence.

Origin of orator:

1325–75; ME oratour < L ōrātor speaker, suppliant, der. of ōrāre; see oration

Princeton's WordNet

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

    a person who delivers a speech or oration


  1. orator(Noun)

    Someone who orates or delivers an oration.

  2. orator(Noun)

    A skilled and eloquent public speaker.


  1. Orator

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

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a person who makes public speeches, especially very eloquent ones.

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