An orator is a person who is good at speaking in public. Orators are usually good at persuading people to do things that they might not want to do.

  • He was a very good orator, and he was able to change people's minds with his speeches.

  • She is a very good orator, and she is able to captivate her audience with her speeches.

Definition of orator


a person who delivers a speech or oration


public speaker, rhetorician, speechifier, speechmaker

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Example Sentences for orator

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    They are the orator of the society.

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    He was the orator of the embassy.

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    But their opportunity for orating is severely circumscribed.

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    It was the birthplace of the poet and orator Theodectes.

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    Hortensia was a dexterous orator herself.

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    Orator is a bit of an archaic and stuffy word.

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    Tamakae was the cultivator, provider and Tamakou the orator.

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    He travelled regularly to Melbourne to orate.

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    Hagerman was an excellent and skilled orator and conversationalist.

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    He delivered the Harveian Oration in 1799.