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ˈkɒm ənˌteɪ tərcom·men·ta·tor

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. observer, commentatornoun

    an expert who observes and comments on something

  2. commentator, reviewernoun

    a writer who reports and analyzes events of the day

Wiktionary

  1. commentatornoun

    A person who comments; especially someone who is paid to give his/her opinions in the media about current affairs, sports, etc.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Commentatornoun

    one who writes a commentary or comments; an expositor; an annotator

    Etymology: [L. commentator: cf. F. commentateur.]

Freebase

  1. Commentator

    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.

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  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'commentator' in Nouns Frequency: #2472

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of commentator in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of commentator in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of commentator in a Sentence

  1. Robert Mueller:

    But for a Republican commentator, the report's findings were more than enough reason to turn the page :.

  2. Kate Delaney:

    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.

  3. Yevgeny Kiselyov:

    If you are a political journalist, a commentator, and you take sides in this war, and I am taking Ukrainian side, well it involves certain risks.

  4. Bill Carter:

    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.

  5. Karen Kasich:

    I was doing a radio interview and the commentator said,' Why don't you talk about God more ? You could get more votes,' like what, are you kidding me ? It doesn't work that way.

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