Translation of "critic" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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criticnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈkrɪt.ɪk/ us /ˈkrɪt̬.ɪk/

C1 someone who says that they do not approve of someone or something

Her critics say she is leading the party to disaster. 批评她的人说她在把该党引向灾难。
He's his own worst critic (= he judges himself severely). 他对自己要求非常严格。

B2 someone whose job is to give their opinion about something, especially films, books, music, etc.

She's a film/theatre critic for the "Irish Times". 她是《爱尔兰时报》的一位电影/戏剧评论员。
The play has been well received by the critics. 该剧赢得了评论家们的赞誉。

More examples

  • Annie's the film critic for the local radio station, so she's got a free pass for all the cinemas in the area.
  • Fleck was certainly not the only critic to do a hatchet job on his latest novel.
  • Mr Masack is an outspoken critic of the present government.
  • He has been a persistent critic of the president.
  • She is her own sternest critic.

(Translation of “critic” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)