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Definition of Critic

Critic

  1. One skilled in judging of the merits of literary or artistic works; a connoisseur; an adept; hence, one who examines literary or artistic works, etc., and passes judgment upon them; a reviewer.
  2. One who passes a rigorous or captious judgment; one who censures or finds fault; a harsh examiner or judge; a caviler; a carper.
  3. The art of criticism.
  4. An act of criticism; a critique.
  5. Of or pertaining to critics or criticism; critical.
  6. To criticise; to play the critic.

Critic Quotations

It's hard when you read an article saying bad things about you. It is as if someone is sticking a knife on your heart. But I am the harshest critic of my work.
Robin Williams

I don't listen to what art critics say. I don't know anybody who needs a critic to find out what art is.
Jean-Michel Basquiat

Write how you want, the critic shall show the world you could have written better.
Oliver Goldsmith

I'm a huge supporter of animal rights - and I've been an outspoken critic of the cruelties routinely inflicted on livestock at factory farms. But it really bothers me that the mistreatment of pigs and chickens and cows seems to attract a lot more attention and spark a lot more outrage than the abuse of immigrant workers.
Eric Schlosser

A good writer is not, per se, a good book critic. No more so than a good drunk is automatically a good bartender.
Jim Bishop
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Critic Translations

critic in German is Kritiker
critic in Hungarian is kritikus
critic in Swedish is kritiker
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