commentatorial

commentator

[kom-uhn-tey-ter]
noun
1.
a person who discusses news, sports events, weather, or the like, as on television or radio.
2.
a person who makes commentaries.

Origin:
1350–1400; Middle English < Late Latin commentātor interpreter, equivalent to commentā() to interpret (Latin: to think about, prepare, discuss, write, perhaps frequentative of comminīscī to devise; see comment) + Latin -tor -tor

commentatorial [kuh-men-tuh-tawr-ee-uhl, -tohr-] , adjective
commentatorially, adverb
supercommentator, noun
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commentator (ˈkɒmənˌteɪtə)
 
n
1.  a person who provides a spoken commentary for a broadcast, film, etc, esp of a sporting event
2.  a person who writes notes on a text, event, etc

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commentator
mid-15c., "writer of commentaries," from comment or commentary (L. commentator meant "inventor, author." Meaning "writer of notes or expository comments" is from 1640s; "one who gives commentary" (originally in sports) is from 1928.
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