talker

Definitions of talker
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n someone who expresses in language; someone who talks (especially someone who delivers a public speech or someone especially garrulous)

Synonyms:
speaker, utterer, verbaliser, verbalizer
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Aesop
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)
Demosthenes
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)
Isocrates
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)
Types:
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alliterator
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
dictator
a speaker who dictates to a secretary or a recording machine
drawler
someone who speaks with a drawl
driveller, jabberer
someone whose talk is trivial drivel
ejaculator
a speaker who utters a sudden exclamation
growler
a speaker whose voice sounds like a growl
asker, enquirer, inquirer, querier, questioner
someone who asks a question
lecturer
someone who lectures professionally
lisper
a speaker who lisps
mentioner
a speaker who refers to something briefly or incidentally
motormouth
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
prattler
someone who speaks in a childish way
ranter, raver
someone who rants and raves; speaks in a violent or loud manner
reciter
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
stentor
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
venter
a speaker who expresses or gives vent to a personal opinion or grievance
vociferator
a loud and vehement speaker (usually in protest)
voicer
a speaker who voices an opinion
wailer
a mourner who utters long loud high-pitched cries
whisperer
one who speaks in a whisper
informant, witness, witnesser
someone who sees an event and reports what happened
eulogist, panegyrist
an orator who delivers eulogies or panegyrics
anecdotist, raconteur
a person skilled in telling anecdotes
attestant, attester
someone who affirms or vouches for the correctness or truth or genuineness of something
cross-examiner, cross-questioner
someone who questions a witness carefully (especially about testimony given earlier)
deipnosophist
someone skilled at informal chitchat
elocutionist
a public speaker trained in voice production and gesture and delivery
examiner, quizzer, tester
someone who administers a test to determine your qualifications
fabulist
a person who tells or invents fables
griot
a storyteller in West Africa; perpetuates the oral traditions of a family or village
haranguer
a public speaker who delivers a loud or forceful or angry speech
inquisitor, interrogator
a questioner who is excessively harsh
conversational partner, interlocutor
a person who takes part in a conversation
interviewer
a person who conducts an interview
canvasser, headcounter, poll taker, pollster
someone who conducts surveys of public opinion
spellbinder
an orator who can hold his listeners spellbound
deponent, deposer, testifier
a person who testifies or gives a deposition
tub-thumper
a noisy and vigorous or ranting public speaker
Type of:
articulator
someone who pronounces words

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