- a master or teacher of rhetoric.
- an orator.
Origin of rhetor
Examples from the Web for rhetors
Historical Examples of rhetors
Rhetors and sham-erudites are ecstatic about Burnside's conduct.Diary from November 12, 1862, to October 18, 1863
All this is easy enough; the noble breed of heroes are a tribe of sophists and rhetors.Cratylus
He, and a fair proportion of the other rhetors named in the Phædrus, performed well the useful work which they undertook.
Rhetors persuade or communicate true opinion; but they do not teach or communicate knowledge.
An occasion for sneering at the Rhetors and Dikasts is always tempting to him.
- a teacher of rhetoric
- (in ancient Greece) an orator