expositor

[ ik-spoz-i-ter ]
/ ɪkˈspɒz ɪ tər /

noun

a person who expounds or gives an exposition.

Nearby words

  1. exposal,
  2. expose,
  3. exposed,
  4. exposit,
  5. exposition,
  6. expository,
  7. exposome,
  8. expostulate,
  9. expostulation,
  10. expostulatory

Origin of expositor

1300–50; Middle English (< Anglo-French) < Late Latin expositor exegete (Latin: one who exposes a child), equivalent to exposi-, variant stem of expōnere (see expose) + -tor -tor

Related formsex·pos·i·to·ri·al [ik-spoz-i-tawr-ee-uh l, -tohr-] /ɪkˌspɒz ɪˈtɔr i əl, -ˈtoʊr-/, adjectiveex·pos·i·to·ri·al·ly, adverb

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British Dictionary definitions for expositor

expositor

/ (ɪkˈspɒzɪtə) /

noun

a person who expounds
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