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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

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

The public is the only critic whose opinion is worth anything at all.
Mark Twain

I'm my worst critic, and I like the fact that I can listen to myself now and make fun of myself, listen, make changes - 'Oh, man, that's messed up. Okay, I need to work on that; I need to work on this.'
Mary J. Blige

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
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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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