- n a person who delivers a speech or oration
- He was an orator given to ungrammatical homespun anecdotes and a campaigner whose baby-kissing forays through county fairs belied his statehouse reputation as a master of .
- In the prison in the year 1895 sat a hot-blooded orator of 40.
- The man whose word they Negro leaders seek is not a judge, or a lawyer, or a political strategist or a flaming orator.
News & Articles
- Young orators inspire archbishop, others
Greek Orthodox Church in Memphis hosts national oratorical festival and American archbishop
June 15, 2013 - Memphis Commercial Appeal
- 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. [...]
June 13, 2013 - The Ticket via Yahoo! News
- 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.
June 13, 2013 - Las Vegas Sun
- Dan Glickman in FOX News
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.
- Gerald Ford in Washington Post
Dick's a classy guy, but he's not an electrified orator,Ford said.
- Michael Jackson in Telegraph.co.uk
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."