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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Someone who frequently finds fault or makes harsh and unfair judgments; Anyone who expresses a reasoned judgment of something; A person who is professionally engaged in the analysis and interpretation of works of art.

Usage examples (36)
  • Released in February 1977, Marquee Moon was hailed by critics as one of the most striking and original recording debuts in years.
  • John, there are those who are only too easily in "critic" mode.
  • He might discover that a critic is a man who has very little use of his senses.
  • It's always nice when a critic is able to share his god-like wisdom and set poor novelists straight about what they ought to do. for more
Tutoring comment
  • The "critic" (someone who evaluates creative works) wrote up his "critique" (a criticism of a creative work) of the new play.
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