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Definition of "orator" []

  • One who delivers an oration. (noun)
  • An eloquent and skilled public speaker. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "orator" in a sentence
  • "Demades, the Ancient Greek orator, is about to address an assembly in Athens on a matter of vital importance."
  • "It was a performance to daunt a lesser orator from the very attempt."
  • "Colonel Winston, a great orator from the West, was at a convention in Washington as a candidate for Attorney-General."