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critic /ˈkrɪtɪk/ noun [countable]

نقدگر ، نکوهشگر ، سخن سنج ، نقاد ، انتقاد کننده ، کارشناس ، خبره ، قانون ـ فقه: منتقد ، انتقاد
- judge, analyst, authority, commentator, connoisseur, expert, pundit, reviewer
- fault-finder, attacker, detractor, knocker (informal)
Contrasted words: backer, supporter, partisan, advocate, champion, protagonist
Related Words: Monday morning quarterback, nitpicker, quibbler, belittler, disparager, complainer, censurer, muckraker, mudslinger

[TahlilGaran] English Synonym Dictionary

critic W3 /ˈkrɪtɪk/ noun [countable]
[Word Family: noun: critic, criticism; verb: criticize; adverb: criticallyuncritically; adjective: criticaluncritical]
[Date: 1500-1600; Language: Latin; Origin: criticus, from Greek kritikos, from krinein; criterion]

1. someone whose job is to make judgments about the good and bad qualities of art, music, films etc Synonym : reviewer
music/art/film/theatre/literary critic
a review by the theatre critic of the ‘Sunday Times’

2. someone who criticizes a person, organization, or idea
critic of
Critics of the scheme have said that it will not solve the problem of teenage crime.
fierce/outspoken critic
an outspoken critic of the government

3. armchair critic someone who criticizes other people but who does not have any proper experience of the activity the other people are doing

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Contemporary English

I. says what is bad/wrong with sth
ADJ. bitter, fierce, harsh, hostile, severe, trenchant She is one of her husband's severest critics.
outspoken, vocal, vociferous | persistent | chief, great, leading, major He is now a major critic of the nuclear industry.
VERB + CRITIC prove wrong She is looking for a chance to prove her critics wrong.
CRITIC + VERB accuse sb Critics accused the government of giving in to pressure from the tobacco companies.
argue sth, believe sth, claim sth, charge sth, fear sth, point sth out, say sth, suggest sth Critics point out that poverty still exists.
be right/wrong
PREP. ~ of an outspoken critic of government policy

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

II. gives opinions about plays/books/films, etc.
ADJ. good, great, incisive | distinguished, influential | art, drama, film, literary, music, restaurant, social, television, theatre
CRITIC + VERB hail sth, praise sth The film was hailed by critics as a triumphant piece of realism.
attack sth, pan sth, slate sth The play was panned by critics.
describe sth Critics described the paintings as worthless rubbish.
 ⇒ Note at JOB

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary


a film/art/music etc critic
He became the chief music critic for the Herald Tribune.
a literary critic (=of books and other literature)
a theatre critic British English, a theater critcic American English (=of plays)
a restaurant critic (=of the food, service etc in restaurants)
Being a restaurant critic sounds like a glamorous lifestyle.
a social critic (=of human society and its organizations)
Social critics have argued that television viewing decreases people's other social activities.
a critic attacks something
Many critics attacked Seurat’s paintings for their lack of colour.
a critic praises something
The play was highly praised by critics and the public.
a critic hails something/somebody as something (=describes someone or something as very good)
Critics hailed the film as a brilliant portrayal of American society at that time.
a critic pans something (also a critic slates something British English) (=criticizes something strongly)
The television series has been panned by critics.

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

BAD: The entertainment page usually contains one or two critics on films being shown in local cinemas.
GOOD: The entertainment page usually contains one or two reviews of films being shown in local cinemas.

Usage Note:
critic = a person who writes reviews of new books, films etc: 'For five years she was theatre critic for the New Yorker.
'review' = a short article in a newspaper or magazine which describes the good and bad qualities of a new book, film, play etc: 'According to the reviews, the film is definitely worth seeing.'
Compare critique = an article, book, speech etc which carefully explains the weaknesses of a theory, policy, philosophy etc: 'The speech was a devastating critique of Reagan's economic policy.'

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