Commentatory vs Commentator - What's the difference?

commentatory | commentator |


As an adjective commentatory

is of or relating to a commentary.

As a noun commentator is

a person who comments; especially someone who is paid to give his/her opinions in the media about current affairs, sports, etc.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

commentatory

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • of or relating to a commentary
  • *{{quote-book, year=1921, author=Robert Lynd, title=The Art of Letters, chapter=, edition= citation
  • , passage=It is a thoughtless scattering of acceptable words and is as unlike the review conceived as a portrait as is the hostile kind of commentatory review which I have been discussing. }}
  • *{{quote-book, year=1851, author=Henry Rowe Schoolcraft, title=Personal Memoirs Of A Residence Of Thirty Years With The Indian Tribes On The American Frontiers, chapter=, edition= citation
  • , passage=The latter has a commentatory letter to this end, from Gen. Jackson, dated the 19th of March, which denotes an interest on this topic that argues favorably of his views of moral things. " }}

    commentator

    English

    Alternative forms

    * commentatour (archaic)

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A person who comments; especially someone who is paid to give his/her opinions in the media about current affairs, sports, etc.
  • Derived terms

    * (l)