elocutionist[ el-uh-kyoo-shuh n ]SEE DEFINITION OF elocutionist
Synonyms for elocutionist
- after-dinner speaker
- public speaker
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR ELOCUTIONIST
Miss Brown, the elocutionist, ranks as one of the finest in the country.
"Wal, I don't profess to be any elocutionist," Salters said.
A woman with stringy hair and an elocutionist's mouth, grew dramatic as he passed.
Miss Carrie was an elocutionist and had even recited on the stage.
When I was a girl, I could 'a' been quite an elocutionist if I could 'a' had lessons.
This speech he delivered with a ridiculous imitation of the tricks of the elocutionist.
A young performer, vocalist or elocutionist, is often introduced at a luncheon.
He cultivated none of the graces or dexterities of the elocutionist.
I defy any elocutionist to read it satisfactorily with the inflexes.
An elocutionist of note read aloud one of the author's poems.
mid-15c., from Late Latin elocutionem (nominative elocutio) "voice production, manner of expression," in classical Latin, "oratorical expression," noun of action from past participle stem of eloqui "speak out" (see eloquence).