What does orator mean?

Definitions for oratorˈɔr ə tər, ˈɒr-

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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".

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Orator

    or′a-tor, n. a public speaker: a man of eloquence: a spokesman or advocate:—fem. Or′atress, Or′atrix.—v.i. Or′āte, to deliver an oration.—adjs. Oratō′rial; Orator′ical, pertaining to oratory: becoming an orator.—adv. Orator′ically.—n. Or′atory, the art of speaking well, or so as to please and persuade, esp. publicly: the exercise of eloquence: an apartment or building for private worship: one of various congregations in the R.C. Church, esp. the Fathers of the Oratory, established by St Philip Neri (1515-95): a religious house of theirs.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of orator in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of orator in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

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.

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