orator orator  /ˈɔ rə tər/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a person who delivers a speech or oration

Derived Word(s)

Usage(s):

  1. In the prison in the year 1895 sat a hot-blooded orator of 40.
  2. The man whose word they Negro leaders seek is not a judge, or a lawyer, or a political strategist or a flaming orator.
  3. Margaret Atwood has worn many literary hats novelist, poet, essayist, critic, historian but now she has added another one: orator.

News

  1. Young orators inspire archbishop, others

    Greek Orthodox Church in Memphis hosts national oratorical festival and American archbishop
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Memphis Commercial Appeal

  2. Frederick Douglass to be honored in Congress with statue

    A bipartisan group of lawmakers next week will honor Frederick Douglass, the early civil rights leader, orator and writer who escaped slavery in 1838, with a statue in the U.S. Capitol. A gift of the District of Columbia, the statue will be placed in Emancipation Hall of the Capitol Visitors Center on Wednesday, June 19. [...]
    on June 13, 2013     Source: The Ticket via Yahoo! News

  3. Ray Lewis helped Rashad Evans 'harvest the fight inside' for UFC 161

    Rashad Evans clears his throat as he prepares to launch into an impression of a close friend. It’s established whom Evans is imitating, though it doesn’t necessarily need to be. An average NFL fan could probably guess the orator after a couple of sentences.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Las Vegas Sun

Quotes

  1. "Jack was a showman, a gentleman, an orator, and a passionate champion of this country, its movies, and the enduring freedoms that made both so important to this world," Glickman said in a statement.
    on Apr 26, 2007 By: Dan Glickman Source: FOX News

  2. "Dick's a classy guy, but he's not an electrified orator," Ford said.
    on Dec 28, 2006 By: Gerald Ford Source: Washington Post

  3. During one interview, Jackson said: "Hitler was a genius orator. To make that many people turn and change and hate, he had to be a showman and he was."
    on Sep 24, 2009 By: Michael Jackson Source: Telegraph.co.uk

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