Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun critic

3 senses of critic

Sense 1
critic -- (a person who is professionally engaged in the analysis and interpretation of works of art)
       => professional, professional person -- (a person engaged in one of the learned professions)

Sense 2
critic -- (anyone who expresses a reasoned judgment of something)
       => evaluator, judge -- (an authority who is able to estimate worth or quality)

Sense 3
critic -- (someone who frequently finds fault or makes harsh and unfair judgments)
       => unpleasant person, disagreeable person -- (a person who is not pleasant or agreeable)

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