Definition of interlocutor in English:

interlocutor

noun

formal
  • A person who takes part in a dialogue or conversation.

    • ‘This is the response I wrote to one of my interlocutors in the comments.’
    • ‘All of these narratives unfold partly as dialogues with what seem to be sympathetic but ineffectual interlocutors, perhaps lawyers.’
    • ‘The researchers constructed hypothetical conversations that differed in terms of their interlocutors, place, and topic.’
    • ‘But that's not what my interlocutors, particularly the German ones, really want.’
    • ‘This is why the current engagement between my interlocutors and myself is particularly valuable.’

Origin

Early 16th century: modern Latin, from Latin interlocut- interrupted (by speech), from the verb interloqui, from inter- between + loqui speak.

Pronunciation

interlocutor

/ˌɪntəˈlɒkjʊtə/