Definition of commentator in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈkɒmənteɪtə/


1A person who comments on events or on a text: commentators noted that the demonstration was part of a wider strategy
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  • A comment by a leading commentator on British industrial performance, David Coates, is suggestive.
  • Indeed, commentators often observe that it is almost impossible to know where the Prime Minister ends and his adviser begins.
  • Although the President denied bowing to industry pressure, few analysts or commentators were convinced.
critic, analyst, pundit, commenter, monitor, observer, blogger, judge, evaluator, interpreter, exponent, expounder;
writer, author, speaker
informal forumite
rare scholiast
(commentators) the commentariat
1.1A person who commentates on a sports match or other event: the move electrified spectators and commentators alike
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  • The BBC has announced its team of presenters, commentators and analysts for the World Cup.
  • Keighley coach Gary Moorby has swapped seats with Roe, who regularly works as a match commentator on Radio Leeds.
  • John Motson has been a front line commentator with BBC Television for over 25 years.
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