Synonyms for elocutionist

Grammar : Noun
Spell : el-uh-kyoo-shuh n
Phonetic Transcription : ˌɛl əˈkyu ʃən

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Définition of elocutionist

Origin :
  • 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).
  • As in speaker : noun talker
  • As in reader : noun one who makes a profession of reading aloud
  • As in reader : noun person who reads
  • As in rhetorician : noun speaker
  • As in speechifier : noun speaker
  • As in speechmaker : noun speaker
  • As in spokeswoman : noun speaker
Example sentences :
  • Miss Brown, the elocutionist, ranks as one of the finest in the country.
  • Extract from : « Sparkling Gems of Race Knowledge Worth Reading » by Various
  • "Wal, I don't profess to be any elocutionist," Salters said.
  • Extract from : « "Captains Courageous" » by Rudyard Kipling
  • A woman with stringy hair and an elocutionist's mouth, grew dramatic as he passed.
  • Extract from : « Erik Dorn » by Ben Hecht
  • Miss Carrie was an elocutionist and had even recited on the stage.
  • Extract from : « Emmy Lou » by George Madden Martin
  • When I was a girl, I could 'a' been quite an elocutionist if I could 'a' had lessons.
  • Extract from : « Friendship Village » by Zona Gale
  • This speech he delivered with a ridiculous imitation of the tricks of the elocutionist.
  • Extract from : « Aladdin & Co. » by Herbert Quick
  • A young performer, vocalist or elocutionist, is often introduced at a luncheon.
  • Extract from : « Social Life » by Maud C. Cooke
  • He cultivated none of the graces or dexterities of the elocutionist.
  • Extract from : « Reminiscences of Charles Bradlaugh » by George W. Foote
  • I defy any elocutionist to read it satisfactorily with the inflexes.
  • Extract from : « My Schools and Schoolmasters » by Hugh Miller
  • An elocutionist of note read aloud one of the author's poems.
  • Extract from : « John Greenleaf Whittier » by W. Sloane Kennedy
Based on : - - - Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019