Definitions

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  • n. one who recites

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who recites; also, a book of extracts for recitation.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who recites or rehearses; a narrator or declaimer, especially of what has been previously written or told.

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

  • n. someone who recites from memory

Etymologies

recite +‎ -er (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • And one can see what he means, yet the finished piece is often loud, tense and urgent, as Adjoa Andoh gallantly holds the action together in multiple roles – as a medical commentator who harangues us on the way failing memory manifests itself, as the old men's cook, explaining their week in uneaten meals and as a reciter of Ovid, pronouncing upon Time.

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  • Aside from being an expert prayer leader and reciter of Quranic verses, there's nothing particularly impressive about him, says Pakistani journalist and Taliban expert Rahimullah Yusufzai.

    ‘This Mullah Omar Show’

  • The separate line written for the ‘reciter’ and its musical accompaniment were abandoned.

    Later Articles and Reviews

  • Another renowned performer who emerged from the Yiddish theater was Berta Singerman, who became the premier reciter of poems in the Americas.

    Argentina: Jewish Women.

  • She first appeared on stage at the Komödie theater in 1929 with the reciter Ernst Ceiss.

    Cilli Wang.

  • The Web site of Toyotake Sakihodayu, a 34-year-old popular bunraku reciter, shows maps of theaters in Osaka and Tokyo where you can pick a seat and make a reservation.

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  • In explaining the word "hallowed," Weeramantry says, "When the Prayer says 'hallowed' be thy name, it is saying that the reciter will treat God as hallowed."

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  • Consequently, it is a call for every reciter of this ziyara to spiritually prepare himself to appreciate this reality in order to be able to naturally express the same.

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  • “Kursi,” a word of many meanings; here it would allure to the square crate-like seat of palm-fronds used by the Ráwi or public reciter of tales when he is not pacing about the coffee-house.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • The same formula occurs a little lower down to save the reciter or reader from saying “Be my wife divorced,” etc.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

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