Definition of explicator in US English:



  • See explicate

    • ‘The fact is that for all his polish and brilliance as an explicator of other people's ideas, he has never been much of an original thinker.’
    • ‘Steve Gould's greatest fame was not as a biologist but as an explicator of science for a lay public, in lectures, essays, and books.’
    • ‘Auden's literary executor and chief posthumous explicator recounts in his book what the poet recalled as his thoughts during revision.’
    • ‘His greatest advocate and explicator was possessive of the term, and he elaborated upon it to make it both more mysterious and his own.’
    • ‘Arts writing is seen as subservient to the art, that it's role can only be one of an obvious and didactic explicator of hidden meanings.’