interlocutor

[in-ter-lok-yuh-ter]
noun
1.
a person who takes part in a conversation or dialogue.
2.
the man in the middle of the line of performers in a minstrel troupe, who acts as the announcer and banters with the end men.
3.
a person who questions; interrogator.

Origin:
1505–15; < Latin interlocū-, variant stem of interloquī to speak between (inter- inter- + loquī to speak) + -tor

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interlocutor (ˌɪntəˈlɒkjʊtə)
 
n
1.  a person who takes part in a conversation
2.  Also called: middleman the man in the centre of a troupe of minstrels who engages the others in talk or acts as announcer
3.  Scots law a decree by a judge
 
inter'locutress
 
fem n
 
inter'locutrice
 
fem n
 
inter'locutrix
 
fem n

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interlocutor
1514, from L. interlocutus, pp. of interloqui "interrupt," from inter- "between" + loqui "speak."
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Example sentences
It seems that my arguments are misrepresented by my interlocutors.
The key to this is an idea called linguistic co-ordination, in which speakers
  naturally copy the style of their interlocutors.
Let me expand on another point that has often been made: we'll never convince
  our interlocutors.
Things get heated, and you can't demand that your interlocutors be polite to
  you.
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