critic - definition and synonyms

noun [countable] 

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  1. 1
    someone who does not like something and states their opinion about it
    critic of:

    She has been the strongest critic of the government’s tax proposals.

  2. 2
    someone whose job is to write or broadcast their opinions about things such as books, films, or plays

    Michael is the paper’s literary critic.

  3.   From our crowdsourced Open Dictionary
    a member of an opposition party who shadows a particular ministry

    The Conservative immigration critic, Tony Clement, described the decision to bar Kooner from entering the U.S. as "absurd and ridiculous."

    Submitted from United Kingdom on 07/03/2017