[ kuh-myoo-ni-key-ter ]
/ kəˈmyu nɪˌkeɪ tər /


a person who communicates, especially one skilled at conveying information, ideas, or policy to the public.
a person in the business of communications, as television or magazine publishing.

Nearby words

  1. communication interface,
  2. communication theory,
  3. communications satellite,
  4. communicative,
  5. communicative competence,
  6. communicology,
  7. communion,
  8. communion cloth,
  9. communion cup,
  10. communion of saints

Origin of communicator

1655–65; < Late Latin commūnicātor; see communicate, -tor Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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Word Origin and History for communicator



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

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper