- The definition of an orator is a public speaker, especially a good public speaker who is very skilled at making speeches.
A great public speaker such as Steve Jobs is an example of an orator.
An orator receives applause.
- a person who delivers an oration
- an eloquent public speaker
Origin of oratorMiddle English oratour ; from Old French orateur ; from Classical Latin orator
- One who delivers an oration.
- An eloquent and skilled public speaker.
From Latin orator.