Interlocutor meaning

ĭn'tər-lŏk'yə-tər
The definition of an interlocutor is a person officially involved in a conversation, or a performer in a minstrel show who performs with the beginning and end performers.

An example of an interlocutor is an official person involved in a conversation about a new traffic law.

An example of an interlocutor a master of ceremonies at a minstrel show.

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The performer in a minstrel show who is placed midway between the end men and engages in banter with them.
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An entertainer in a minstrel show who served as master of ceremonies and as a foil for the end men.
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A person who takes part in dialogue or conversation.
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A man in the middle of the line in a minstrel show who questions the end men and acts as leader.
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(Scotland, law) A decree of a court.
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Someone who takes part in a conversation, often formally or officially.
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A person taking part in a conversation or dialogue.
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Origin of interlocutor

  • A noun-form of Latin interloquor (“speak between, issue an interlocutory decree”), from inter- + loquor (“speak”).
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  • From French interlocutoire, from Latin interlocūtōrium.
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