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A person who offers comment or criticism on something (especially a sporting event) in which he or she is not actively involved, or about which he or she lacks first-hand or specialist knowledge.
1940s; earliest use found in The Los Angeles Times.
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, discover surprising and intriguing language facts from around the globe.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.