Rhet`o*ri"cian (?), n. [Cf. F. rh'etoricien.]

1.

One well versed in the rules and principles of rhetoric.

The understanding is that by which a man becomes a mere logician and a mere rhetorician. F. W. Robertson.

2.

A teacher of rhetoric.

The ancient sophists and rhetoricians, which ever had young auditors, lived till they were an hundred years old. Bacon.

3.

An orator; specifically, an artificial orator without genuine eloquence; a declaimer.

Macaulay.

 

© Webster 1913.


Rhet`o*ri"cian, a.

Suitable to a master of rhetoric.

"With rhetorician pride."

Blackmore.

 

© Webster 1913.

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