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ˈkɒm ənˌteɪ tərcom·men·ta·tor
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an expert who observes and comments on something
a writer who reports and analyzes events of the day
A person who comments; especially someone who is paid to give his/her opinions in the media about current affairs, sports, etc.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Etymology: from comment.
I have made such expositions of my authors, as no commentator will forgive me. Dryden.
Some of the commentators tell us, that Marsya was a lawyer who had lost his cause. Joseph Addison, on Italy.
Galen’s commentator tells us, that bitter substances engender choler, and burn the blood. John Arbuthnot, on Aliments.
You will have variety of commentators to explain the difficult passages to you. John Gay.
No commentator can more slily pass
O’er a learn’d unintelligible place. Alexander Pope.
one who writes a commentary or comments; an expositor; an annotator
Etymology: [L. commentator: cf. F. commentateur.]
A pundit is someone who offers to mass media his or her opinion or commentary on a particular subject area on which they are usually knowledgeable. The term has been increasingly applied to popular media personalities. In certain cases, it may be used in a derogatory manner as well, as the political equivalent of ideologue.
British National Corpus
Rank popularity for the word 'commentator' in Nouns Frequency: #2472
The numerical value of commentator in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of commentator in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
Examples of commentator in a Sentence
To the extent that Giuliani will be involved in the game moving forward, it will be as a commentator or an analyst, in order to do that successfully these days, it helps to be controversial, sometimes inflammatory. I am not surprised that he has become increasingly forceful in his comments in the media. He is convinced that will help him.
I think Jimmy Fallon was not set out to be the political commentator comedian. Jimmy Fallon's an incredibly gifted comic, and that's why Jimmy Fallon was doing well at first, i think people liked the sort of feel-good aspect of The Tonight Show, but President Donald Trump overwhelmed that.
But for a Republican commentator, the report's findings were more than enough reason to turn the page :.
And Kate Delaney, sports commentator and author strongly credits drugs and steroids for the loss of wrestlers through the years. Sadly its steroids fueled with alcohol addiction and sometimes completing the trifecta of abuse – drugs, chyna had a drug addiction many others do and Marc Siegel couple that with steroid abuse it's a lethal cocktail.
Just two days ago, the New York Times put out an article saying that I'm a Russian asset and an Assad apologist and all these different smears, this morning, a CNN commentator said on national television that I'm an asset of Russia. Completely despicable.
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