crit|ic «KRIHT ihk», noun.
1. a) a person who makes judgments of the merits and faults of books, music, pictures, plays, acting, or other works of literature or art. Many critics write upon their subject as a profession. »

We read what the critics in the newspapers had to say about the new play to find out if it was worth seeing.

b) a person who judges the suitability or quality of anything.
2. a person who disapproves or finds fault; faultfinder: »

She was such a constant critic that the other girls did not like her.

SYNONYM(S): caviler, censurer, carp.
3. Obsolete. criticism.
4. Obsolete. a critical notice or review; critique.
[< Latin criticus < Greek kritikós critical, able to judge < krínein to judge]

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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