critic


critic
critic [krit′ik]
n.
[L criticus < Gr kritikos, a critic, orig., critical, able to discern < krinein: see CRISIS]
1.
a) a person who forms and expresses judgments of people or things according to certain standards or values
b) such a person whose profession is to write or broadcast such judgments of books, music, paintings, sculpture, plays, films, television, etc., as for a newspaper
2. a person who indulges in faultfinding and censure

English World dictionary. . 2014.

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