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communicator

[kuh-myoo-ni-key-ter]
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noun
  1. a person who communicates, especially one skilled at conveying information, ideas, or policy to the public.
  2. a person in the business of communications, as television or magazine publishing.
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Origin of communicator

1655–65; < Late Latin commūnicātor; see communicate, -tor
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Related Words

reporter, newscaster, broadcaster, chatterbox, raconteur, communicator, chatterer, talker, anchorperson, DJ, speaker, vj, deejay, spieler, veejay

Examples from the Web for communicator

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Historical Examples

  • But he settled down with the communicator to make the attempt.

    Pariah Planet

    Murray Leinster

  • Something that ain't human's talking at me on a communicator!

    Pariah Planet

    Murray Leinster

  • He located the communicator controls, and picked up the microphone.

    The Players

    Everett B. Cole

  • The communicator on the Gern officer's belt spoke with metallic authority.

    Space Prison

    Tom Godwin

  • Then suddenly through the communicator came an unmistakable sound.

    The Black Star Passes

    John W Campbell


Word Origin and History for communicator

n.

1660s, from Latin communicator, agent noun from communicare (see communication).

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