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  1. a person or thing that creates.

  2. Also called content creator . a person who publishes original content online: The site makes it possible for all kinds of creators to make a viable income doing what they truly love and sharing it with their fans.

  1. the Creator, God.

Origin of creator

First recorded in 1300–50; Middle English creato(u)r, creatur(e), from Anglo-French creator, creature, Old French creatur, criator, from Latin creātor, equivalent to creā(re) create + -tor -tor

Other words from creator

  • cre·a·tor·ship, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for creator (1 of 2)


/ (kriːˈeɪtə) /

  1. a person or thing that creates; originator

Derived forms of creator

  • creatorship, noun
  • creatress or creatrix, fem n

British Dictionary definitions for Creator (2 of 2)


/ (kriːˈeɪtə) /

  1. the Creator an epithet of God

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