interlocutor

Part of speech: noun

One who takes part in a conversation.

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Usage examples "interlocutor":

  1. His aim was to give the spirit of the conversation, to produce the extreme characteristic impression made on his mind by the talk of his interlocutor, not the words themselves. - "The Adventure of Living", John St. Loe Strachey.
  2. " But my question," I hear my fair interlocutor saying. - "Worldly Ways and Byways", Eliot Gregory.
  3. His plan was to take a common name, profess ignorance of its meaning, and ask his interlocutor whether he would apply it in such and such an instance, producing one after another. - "Logic, Inductive and Deductive", William Minto.