Interlocutor

Noun

  1. the performer in the middle of a minstrel line who engages the others in talk
    • Synonyms
      • middleman
    • Less specific
      • minstrel
    • Member of
      • minstrel show
  2. a person who takes part in a conversation
    • Synonyms
      • conversational partner
    • Less specific
      • conversationalist
      • conversationist
      • schmoozer

Context for New Word

Screenshot of context where found Interlocutor

While reading Montuori (2006) I came across Interlocutor as a new word.

Great word for being a participant in a dialog. Makes me think of being in the middle, very participatory.

The following are the words that are in the New Word Project:


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The definition for this word taken from the Terminology app, which is based on the Princeton University’s WordNet lexical database. If you are interested in how I created this resource and how I add new words to it, you can see my blog post Title of Blog Post.

Added to Project:

Reference Author: Montuori (2006)

Reference Citation:

Montuori, A. (2006). The quest for a new education: From oppositional identities to creative inquiry. ReVision, 28(3), 4–20. https://doi.org/http://dx.doi.org/10.3200/revn.28.3.4-20