Associations to the word «Critic»

Wiktionary

CRITIC, noun. A person who appraises the works of others.
CRITIC, noun. A specialist in judging works of art.
CRITIC, noun. One who criticizes; a person who finds fault.
CRITIC, noun. An opponent.
CRITIC, noun. Obsolete form of critique (an act of criticism)
CRITIC, noun. Obsolete form of critique (the art of criticism)
CRITIC, verb. (obsolete) (ambitransitive) To criticise.

Dictionary definition

CRITIC, noun. A person who is professionally engaged in the analysis and interpretation of works of art.
CRITIC, noun. Anyone who expresses a reasoned judgment of something.
CRITIC, noun. Someone who frequently finds fault or makes harsh and unfair judgments.

Wise words

Words - so innocent and powerless as they are, as standing in a dictionary, how potent for good and evil they become in the hands of one who knows how to combine them.
Nathaniel Hawthorne