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1. critic

noun. ['ˈkrɪtɪk'] a person who is professionally engaged in the analysis and interpretation of works of art.

Synonyms

  • drama critic
  • professional
  • professional person
  • music critic
  • art critic
  • newspaper critic
  • theater critic

Antonyms

  • juvenile
  • amateur
  • nonprofessional
  • blue-collar

Etymology

  • criticus (Latin)
  • κριτικός (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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Rhymes with Critic

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  • porphyritic
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  • paralytic
  • hemolytic
  • halophytic
  • dendritic
  • catalytic
  • palmitic
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  • soditic
  • semitic
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  • zitek
  • citic
  • chittick
  • bittick

Sentences with critic


1. Noun, singular or mass
If you enjoy writing, you can become a food writer or food critic.

Quotes about critic


1. I was an awful critic. I operated on the assumption that there was an absolute scale of values against which art could be measured. I didn't trust my own subjective responses.
- Tom Stoppard

2. A critic should be taught to criticise a work of art without making any reference to the personality of the author.
- Oscar Wilde

3. Painting, n.: The art of protecting flat surfaces from the weather, and exposing them to the critic.
- Ambrose Bierce

2. critic

noun. ['ˈkrɪtɪk'] anyone who expresses a reasoned judgment of something.

Synonyms

  • taster
  • taste-tester
  • referee
  • reader
  • appraiser
  • reviewer
  • authenticator
  • judge
  • evaluator
  • taste tester
  • grader
  • sampler
  • panelist

Antonyms

  • reject
  • convict
  • acquit
  • qualify

Etymology

  • criticus (Latin)
  • κριτικός (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

3. critic

noun. ['ˈkrɪtɪk'] someone who frequently finds fault or makes harsh and unfair judgments.

Synonyms

  • disagreeable person
  • unpleasant person
  • roaster
  • niggler
  • carper

Antonyms

  • layman
  • fail
  • pass
  • approve

Etymology

  • criticus (Latin)
  • κριτικός (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
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