Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One who interrogates or asks questions.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun One who asks questions; a questioner.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun One who interrogates; a person who asks questions; a questioner.
  • noun A device that requests data from another device.

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

  • noun a questioner who is excessively harsh

Etymologies

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interrogate +‎ -or

Examples

  • Combining the administration of drugs like sodium penathol, baradanga, and sodium amytal with a skilled interrogator is normally quicker, more efficient and easier on the basement janitorial crew afterwards, provided you have the time.

    Matthew Yglesias » The Real Torture Debate

  • If the prisoner has the information the interrogator is seeking, then torture can compel the prisoner to reveal the information through this process of “mind control.”

    One Waterboarding Is a Tragedy; A Million Is a Statistic

  • And he concluded that "strange as it may seem to say so," the most important characteristic of a successful interrogator is not his experience or even his linguistic knowledge; it is "his own temperament" and "his own character."

    Truth Extraction

  • And he concluded that "strange as it may seem to say so," the most important characteristic of a successful interrogator is not his experience or even his linguistic knowledge; it is "his own temperament" and "his own character."

    Truth Extraction

  • Koubi believes that the most important skill for an interrogator is to know the prisoner's language.

    The Dark Art of Interrogation

  • When the interrogator is ready to break silence, he may do so with some quite nonchalant questions such as 'You planned this operation a long time, didn't you?

    The Dark Art of Interrogation

  • When the interrogator is ready to break silence, he may do so with some quite nonchalant questions such as 'You planned this operation a long time, didn't you?

    The Dark Art of Interrogation

  • But no interrogator is ever going to be prosecuted for keeping Khalid Sheikh Mohammed awake, cold, alone, and uncomfortable.

    The Dark Art of Interrogation

  • But no interrogator is ever going to be prosecuted for keeping Khalid Sheikh Mohammed awake, cold, alone, and uncomfortable.

    The Dark Art of Interrogation

  • Koubi believes that the most important skill for an interrogator is to know the prisoner's language.

    The Dark Art of Interrogation

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