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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

Time is the only critic without ambition.
John Steinbeck

I'm probably my biggest critic. I worry that if you spend any quality time reveling in good things then karma will slap you upside the head, so I try to stay as even keel as I'm able.
Neil Patrick Harris

It behooves every man to remember that the work of the critic is of altogether secondary importance, and that, in the end, progress is accomplished by the man who does things.
Theodore Roosevelt

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

To be a fashion critic is easy because you just say, 'I love it, I hate it,' but life is more than love and hate.
Alber Elbaz
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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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