an article or essay a literary or other work; detailed evaluation; review.
a or comment on some problem, subject, etc.
the art or practice of .
verb (used with object), critiqued, critiquing.
to review or analyze .
a critical essay or commentary, esp on artistic work
the act or art of criticizing
1702, restored French spelling of 17c. critick “art of criticism” (see critic), ultimately from Greek kritike tekhne “the critical art.”
[krit-n-duh n] /ˈkrɪt n dən/ noun, U.S. History. 1. a series of constitutional amendments proposed in Congress in 1860 to serve as a compromise between proslavery and antislavery factions, one of which would have permitted slavery in the territories south but not north of latitude 36°30′N.
[krit-er] /ˈkrɪt ər/ noun, Dialect. 1. a domesticated animal. 2. any creature. /ˈkrɪtə/ noun 1. (US & Canadian) a dialect word for creature n. 1815, dialectal or humorous pronunciation of creature. noun An animal or person; cuss, customer: That dog is a nasty critter/ Jane’s a friendly old critter [1815+; fr creature]
- Critter label
noun any wine label that features an animal Examples Little Penguin is an example of a critter label.
[krahy-uh s] /ˈkraɪ əs/ noun, Classical Mythology. 1. a Titan, the son of Uranus and Gaea.