Definition of interlocutor in English:

interlocutor

Line breaks: inter|locu¦tor
Pronunciation: /ˌɪntəˈlɒkjʊtə
 
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noun

formal
  • A person who takes part in a dialogue or conversation.
    More example sentences
    • But that's not what my interlocutors, particularly the German ones, really want.
    • This is why the current engagement between my interlocutors and myself is particularly valuable.
    • All of these narratives unfold partly as dialogues with what seem to be sympathetic but ineffectual interlocutors, perhaps lawyers.

Derivatives

interlocution

Pronunciation: /-ləˈkjuːʃ(ə)n/
noun
More example sentences
  • For the last three days I have been listening to recordings of oral interlocutions of such a numbing homogeneity as to leave your correspondent jaded in the extreme.
  • David Makinson is reacting to the style of my interlocution, not its content.
  • Perhaps we are now in a better position, after our interlocutions with Douglas and Balthasar, to argue this more fully in closing.

Origin

early 16th century: modern Latin, from Latin interlocut- 'interrupted (by speech)', from the verb interloqui, from inter- 'between' + loqui 'speak'.

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