animator definition by Webster's New World
Webster's New World College Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio. Used by arrangement with John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
- a person or thing that animates
- an artist who draws animated cartoons; specif., one who draws the progressive changes in movement
Origin: Classical Latin
animator definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- One that provides or imparts life, interest, spirit, or vitality.
- One, such as an artist or technician, who designs, develops, or produces an animated cartoon.