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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Of, relating to, or characteristic of an orator or oratory.

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  • adj. of, or relating to oratory or an orator

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Of or pertaining to an orator or to oratory; characterized by oratory; rhetorical; becoming to an orator

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Pertaining to an orator or to oratory; rhetorical; becoming, befitting, or necessary to an orator: as, oratorical flourishes; to speak in an oratorical way.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. characteristic of an orator or oratory

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