Translation of "critic" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun uk /ˈkrɪt·ɪk/ us /ˈkrɪt̬·ɪk/

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

detractor, -ora
a critic of the government

someone whose job is to give their opinion of a book, play, movie, etc.

crítico, -a
a theatre critic

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


noun /ˈkritik/

a person who judges or comments on books, art etc

He is the film critic for a national newspaper.

a person who finds fault

His critics would say that he is unsuitable for the job.
critical adjective

judging and analysing

He has written several critical works on Shakespeare.


crítico, severo
He tends to be critical of his children.

of, at or having the nature of, a crisis; very serious

crítico, grave, serio
a critical shortage of food
After the accident, his condition was critical.
critically adverb

críticamente, de manera/forma crítica
She is critically ill.
criticize /-saiz/ verb ( (also criticiseBritish))

to find fault (with)

He’s always criticizing her.

to give an opinion of or judgement on a book etc

realizar una crítica
The course teaches students how to criticize literary works.
criticism noun

literary criticism.
critical thinking noun

a rigorous type of thinking that involves making fair and careful judgements and evaluations based on evidence, reason, reflection, and open-mindedness.

Pensamiento Crítico

(Translation of “critic” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)