critique critique  /krə ˈtik/


  1. (n) an essay or article that gives a critical evaluation (as of a book or play)
  2. (n) a serious examination and judgment of something
  3. (v) appraise critically


  1. It even embodies its own critique in the person of crabby superfan Comic Book Guy, but for all the long-lived series' ups and downs, it remains the Best.
  2. While some people critique its content, no one debates television's power.
  3. Unsurprisingly, the development industry doesn't like her critique.


  1. WATCH: John Oliver Eviscerates 'Crazy' Antigay Opponents Around the World

    John Oliver had biting critique for opponents to LGBT equality in Russia, France, and stateside on Thursday's episode of The Daily Show. read more
    on June 15, 2013     Source: The Advocate

  2. Hess garners fourth-place medal in Drake high hurdles

    DES MOINES -- While quick to critique his performance and not yet satisfied with his times, Harlan Community senior Austin Hess also knows the significance of a fourth-place medal at the Drake Relays.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: The Harlan Tribune

  3. Three Ways Andrew Luck Can Improve in 2013

    COMMENTARY | It's difficult to critique the performance of Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck. The No. 1 overall pick of the 2012 NFL Draft came to Indy, took over a woeful team and led them to an 11-5 regular season record and a playoff berth, setting several NFL rookie records along the way. He delivered more than any Colts fan could have ever dreamed.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Yahoo! Contributor Network via Yahoo! Sports

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