Definitions

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  • n. a person or thing who explicates

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who unfolds or explains; an expounder; an explainer.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who unfolds or explains; an expounder.

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Examples

  • A committed generalist, a insanely prolific and indefagitable explicator of all and sundry – remind you of anyone?

    Matthew Yglesias » Influential Books

  • Essayist and explicator, author of the bestselling "A Walk in the Woods" (about hiking the Appalachian Trail, back when that had an innocent connotation) and a host of books on language and science and travel.

    Book review: 'At Home' by Bill Bryson

  • My novelist friend Janet Fitch (White Oleander, Paint It Black), herself a literary explicator and connoisseur of female “badness,” was inspired to invoke those bad old days the other evening.

    On Being a Bad Mother

  • Leap not from my car, even though I realize — given my confessed extramarital affair, avowed childhood desire to see my father explode into flames, and carpet of tattered Happy Meal wrappers — I may not strike you as the most reliable explicator of modern marriage.

    Let’s Call the Whole Thing Off

  • There's body armor, and there is also what Otto Rank called personality armor I haven't read Rank, just his explicator, Ernest Becker.

    The Sexy Lean

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    OpEdNews - Quicklink: The Hero's Journey: The World of Joseph Campbell

  • Joseph Campbell, author of The Hero with a Thousand Faces, a scholar who achieved legendary status as an explicator of myths, is reverently profiled in this documentary that encompasses his long life and career.

    OpEdNews - Quicklink: The Hero's Journey: The World of Joseph Campbell

  • The only thing not explained is why it took so long for the explicator to show up.

    2006 April « the balcony fool

  • If Ion is an exegete or explicator of Homer's poems, he must surely understand what the poet means, else he could not explain the poet's thoughts.

    Plato on Rhetoric and Poetry

  • To some he's a shrewd politician, a clear thinker, a brilliant explicator who was president during an era of relative peace and indisputable prosperity.

    His New Role

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