Definition of orator in English:

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orator

Pronunciation: /ˈôrədər/
/ˈärədər/

noun

A public speaker, especially one who is eloquent or skilled.
Example sentences
  • Lecturing to the packed Images Theatre and in a subsequent on-stage interview with the Peak, he showed himself to be a skilled orator as he challenged prevailing ideology.
  • In the years since, Atlas has carved a name for himself as one of the most eloquent orators on the sport.
  • They were skilled orators, inspired and inspiring interpreters of scripture, and miracle workers.
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Derivatives

oratorial

Pronunciation: /ˌôrəˈtôrēəl/
adjective

Origin

Late Middle English: from Anglo-Norman French oratour, from Latin orator 'speaker, pleader'.

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Syllabification: or·a·tor

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