narrator narrator  /ˈnɛ reɪ tər/

Definition(s):

  • (n) someone who tells a story

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. The narrator, who becomes Zorba's boss and foil, is a 35-year-old scholar, tired, bookworm-eaten, a 20th century Hamlet.
  2. The 12-year-old narrator of Ed Lin's edgy debut novel Waylaid is the only child of Chinese immigrants.
  3. This is one of those novels where the narrator isn't the hero, someone else is.

News

  1. Golf has made life richer for broadcaster Lerner

    ARDMORE - Rich Lerner can be described in a lot of ways. Lerner, the Lehigh Valley native and one of the faces of The Golf Channel, is a broadcaster, narrator, writer, producer, golfer and fan.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Reading Eagle

  2. 'Drowsy Chaperone' takes audiences on a hysterical ride to the 1920s

    It's not often you see a musical where the narrator admits the script is trite and the characters cardboard.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Dover Post

  3. “We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves”: Growing up primate

    Karen Joy Fowler's funny, powerful novel of human-animal relations finds its ideal audiobook narrator        
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Salon.com

Quotes

  1. "What it allows the film to be is experiential," Burns said. "It's not that our narrator doesn't talk about strategy or tactics, but you're not distracted by celebrities. It's not about Roosevelt and Churchill and Stalin and Hitler. It's not...
    on Nov 24, 2006 By: Ken Burns Source: Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

  2. "One of my fondest memories as a father was sharing the stories of 'Thomas The Tank Engine' and watching the series with my children when they were young," Brosnan explained. "I am thrilled by the opportunity to be the narrator for this...
    on Jul 19, 2007 By: Pierce Brosnan Source: RTE.ie

  3. "It's interesting to have an unreliable narrator in a film, and that's what both of those films have," he says. "Both these characters are unreliable to themselves and the characters around them. So that sheer notion was extremely exciting to...
    on Jul 8, 2010 By: Leonardo DiCaprio Source: Winnipeg Free Press

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