Origin of commentator
Examples from the Web for commentator
This came across in the Showtime Omit the Logic documentary—in which you were a commentator—and it comes across here.How Richard Pryor Beat Bill Cosby and Transformed America|David Yaffe, Scott Saul|December 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But one commentator—who also happens to have been cast in the film—has his own unique feelings about the movie.Christian Bale: One Man's Moses Is Another Man's Terrorist|Candida Moss, Joel Baden|December 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“There is a simple solution to save us from our worst selves: Get rid of reclining seats,” opined CNN commentator Maria Cardona.
A Call To Action is, with Carter acting as curator and commentator, the public record and statement of that conference.Jimmy Carter Was a Lot Better President Than Almost Anyone Ever Admits|David Masciotra|April 1, 2014|DAILY BEAST
At the end of their segment, the BBC commentator Hazel Irvine noted how dizzy they must be.Sorry Putin, the Sochi Opening Ceremony Was Totally Gay|Tim Teeman|February 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Massutius was a Jesuit commentator, whose writings are often rich in spiritual suggestiveness.
These facts are related, says the Commentator, as an index to or test of the honesty of metal-workers.Hindu Law and Judicature|Yjnavalkya
As an editor and commentator he enjoyed a high reputation both at home and abroad.
They are in reality too personal and objective, and turn the commentator into a showman.
Interworld News was pro-Fuzzy; the commentator in the car was being extremely sarcastic about the whole thing.Little Fuzzy|Henry Beam Piper
British Dictionary definitions for commentator
Word Origin and History for commentator
late 14c., "writer of commentaries," agent noun in Latin form from comment or commentary (Latin commentator meant "inventor, author"). Middle English also had a noun commentate, attested from early 15c. Meaning "writer of notes or expository comments" is from 1640s; sense of "one who gives commentary" (originally in sports) is from 1928.
"Well, Jem, what is a commentator?["]--"Why," was Jem's reply, "I suppose it must be the commonest of all taturs." ["Smart Sayings of Bright Children," collected by Howard Paul, 1886]