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oratrix

or·a·trix
O o

Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [awr-uh-triks, or-]
    • /ˈɔr ə trɪks, ˈɒr-/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [awr-uh-triks, or-]
    • /ˈɔr ə trɪks, ˈɒr-/

Definition of oratrix word

  • noun plural oratrix a woman who delivers an oration; a public speaker, especially one of great eloquence. 1

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Origin of oratrix

First appearance:

before 1425
One of the 25% oldest English words
1425-75; late Middle English < Latin ōrātrīx, feminine of ōrātor orator; see -trix

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Parts of speech for Oratrix

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

oratrix popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 53% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 51% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

oratrix usage trend in Literature

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