- a person or thing that delineates.
- a tailor's pattern that can be adjusted for cutting garments of different sizes.
Origin of delineator
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Examples from the Web for delineator
To her able editorship may be attributed the new literary quality of The Delineator.Prairie Gold
Art must forever be imbued with the spirit of its delineator.My Actor-Husband
Began my screed on the 'Joys of Motherhood' for the 'Delineator.'Julia Ward Howe
Laura E. Richards
This gives the delineator of each rôle a working basis for his guidance.Public Speaking
But a wit, a delineator of character, who does not talk, is terrific indeed!Jane Austen, Her Life and Letters
William Austen-Leigh and Richard Arthur Austen-Leigh
- a tailor's pattern, adjustable for different sizes
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