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ˈkɒm ənˌteɪ tərcom·men·ta·tor

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. observer, commentator(noun)

    an expert who observes and comments on something

  2. commentator, reviewer(noun)

    a writer who reports and analyzes events of the day


  1. commentator(Noun)

    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. Commentator(noun)

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

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


  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.

British National Corpus

  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. Tulsi Gabbard:

    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.

  2. Costas Panagopoulos:

    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.

  3. 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.

  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. 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.

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