Definitions of articulator
  1. noun
    a movable speech organ
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    jawbone, jowl, lower jaw, lower jawbone, mandible, mandibula, mandibular bone, submaxilla
    the jaw in vertebrates that is hinged to open the mouth
    clapper, glossa, lingua, tongue
    a mobile mass of muscular tissue covered with mucous membrane and located in the oral cavity
    either of two fleshy folds of tissue that surround the mouth and play a role in speaking
    the upper lip
    the lower lip
    lantern jaw
    a long thin lower jaw
    type of:
    organ of speech, speech organ, vocal organ
    any of the organs involved in speech production
  2. noun
    someone who pronounces words
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    Greek author of fables (circa 620-560 BC)
    Edmund Burke
    British statesman famous for his oratory; pleaded the cause of the American colonists in British Parliament and defended the parliamentary system (1729-1797)
    Marcus Tullius Cicero
    a Roman statesman and orator remembered for his mastery of Latin prose (106-43 BC)
    Athenian statesman and orator (circa 385-322 BC)
    Patrick Henry
    a leader of the American Revolution and a famous orator who spoke out against British rule of the American colonies (1736-1799)
    Athenian rhetorician and orator (436-338 BC)
    Helen Adams Keller
    United States lecturer and writer who was blind and deaf from the age of 19 months; Anne Sullivan taught her to read and write and speak; Helen Keller graduated from college and went on to champion the cause of blind and deaf people (1880-1968)
    Karl Friedrich Hieronymus von Munchhausen
    German raconteur who told preposterous stories about his adventures as a soldier and hunter; his name is now associated with any telling of exaggerated stories or winning lies (1720-1797)
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    speaker, talker, utterer, verbaliser, verbalizer
    someone who expresses in language; someone who talks (especially someone who delivers a public speech or someone especially garrulous)
    subvocaliser, subvocalizer
    someone who articulates speech without uttering sounds
    a speaker or writer who makes use of alliteration
    caller, caller-up, phoner, telephoner
    the person initiating a telephone call
    babbler, chatterbox, chatterer, magpie, prater, spouter
    an obnoxious and foolish and loquacious talker
    conversationalist, conversationist, schmoozer
    someone skilled at conversation
    a speaker who dictates to a secretary or a recording machine
    someone who speaks with a drawl
    driveller, jabberer
    someone whose talk is trivial drivel
    a speaker who utters a sudden exclamation
    a speaker whose voice sounds like a growl
    asker, enquirer, inquirer, querier, questioner
    someone who asks a question
    someone who lectures professionally
    a speaker who lisps
    a speaker who refers to something briefly or incidentally
    someone who talks incessantly
    mumbler, murmurer, mutterer
    a person who speaks softly and indistinctly
    narrator, storyteller, teller
    someone who tells a story
    orator, public speaker, rhetorician, speechifier, speechmaker
    a person who delivers a speech or oration
    someone who speaks in a childish way
    ranter, raver
    someone who rants and raves; speaks in a violent or loud manner
    someone who recites from memory
    native speaker
    a speaker of a particular language who has spoken that language since earliest childhood
    stammerer, stutterer
    someone who speaks with involuntary pauses and repetitions
    a speaker with an unusually loud voice
    talking head
    a talker on television who talks directly into the cameras and whose upper body is all that is shown on the screen
    a speaker who expresses or gives vent to a personal opinion or grievance
    a loud and vehement speaker (usually in protest)
    a speaker who voices an opinion
    a mourner who utters long loud high-pitched cries
    one who speaks in a whisper
    informant, witness, witnesser
    someone who sees an event and reports what happened
    type of:
    a person who communicates with others
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