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INTERLOCUTOR

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does interlocutor mean? 

INTERLOCUTOR (noun)
  The noun INTERLOCUTOR has 2 senses:

1. the performer in the middle of a minstrel line who engages the others in talk
2. a person who takes part in a conversation

  Familiarity information: INTERLOCUTOR used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


INTERLOCUTOR (noun)


Sense 1interlocutor [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The performer in the middle of a minstrel line who engages the others in talk

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Synonyms:

interlocutor; middleman

Hypernyms ("interlocutor" is a kind of...):

minstrel (a performer in a minstrel show)

Holonyms ("interlocutor" is a member of...):

minstrel show (a troupe of performers in blackface typically giving a comic program of negro songs and jokes)


Sense 2interlocutor [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A person who takes part in a conversation

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Synonyms:

conversational partner; interlocutor

Hypernyms ("interlocutor" is a kind of...):

conversationalist; conversationist; schmoozer (someone skilled at conversation)


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