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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 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

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

I'm my own worst critic, and if I don't pull off what I think I wanted to do in my head, then I won't be a happy girl.
Amy Winehouse

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'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
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Critic Translations

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