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Meaning of RHETORICIAN

Pronunciation:  `retu'rishun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a person who delivers a speech or oration
 

RHETORICIAN is a 11 letter word that starts with R.

 

 Synonyms: orator, public speaker, speechifier, speechmaker
 
 See Also: Burke, Cicero, demagog, demagogue, Demosthenes, Edmund Burke, elocutionist, eulogist, haranguer, Henry, Isocrates, Marcus Tullius Cicero, panegyrist, Patrick Henry, rabble-rouser, speaker, spellbinder, talker, tub-thumper, Tully, utterer, verbaliser, verbalizer

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Rhet`o*ri"cian\, n. [Cf. F. rh['e]toricien.]
    1. One well versed in the rules and principles of rhetoric.
    
             The understanding is that by which a man becomes a
             mere logician and a mere rhetorician. --F. W.
                                                   Robertson.
    
    2. A teacher of rhetoric.
    
             The ancient sophists and rhetoricians, which ever
             had young auditors, lived till they were an hundred
             years old.                            --Bacon.
    
    3. An orator; specifically, an artificial orator without
       genuine eloquence; a declaimer. --Macaulay.
    
    
  2. \Rhet`o*ri"cian\, a.
    Suitable to a master of rhetoric. ``With rhetorician pride.''
    --Blackmore.
    
    
 

 

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