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Definition 1: a person who is professionally engaged in the analysis and interpretation of works of art - [noun denoting person]

(critic is a kind of ...) a person engaged in one of the learned professions

(... is a kind of critic ) a critic of paintings

(... is a kind of critic ) a critic of theatrical performances

(... is a kind of critic ) a critic of literature

(... is a kind of critic ) a critic of musical performances

(... is a kind of critic ) a critic who writes a column for the newspapers

(... is an instance of critic) English actor and dramatist and critic and director noted for his productions of Shakespearean plays (1877-1946)

(... is an instance of critic) United States poet and critic (1899-1979)

Definition 2: anyone who expresses a reasoned judgment of something - [noun denoting person]

(critic is a kind of ...) an authority who is able to estimate worth or quality

(... is a kind of critic ) one who determines authenticity (as of works of art) or who guarantees validity

(... is a kind of critic ) a judge who assigns grades to something

(... is a kind of critic ) a member of a panel

(... is a kind of critic ) someone who reads manuscripts and judges their suitability for publication

(... is a kind of critic ) someone who samples food or drink for its quality

Definition 3: someone who frequently finds fault or makes harsh and unfair judgments - [noun denoting person]

(critic is a kind of ...) a person who is not pleasant or agreeable

(... is a kind of critic ) someone who constantly criticizes in a petty way

(... is a kind of critic ) someone who makes small and unjustified criticisms

(... is a kind of critic ) a harsh or humorous critic (sometimes intended as a facetious compliment)

"the honoree gave his roasters as good as he got"

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