explainer

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

explain +‎ -er

Noun[edit]

explainer (plural explainers)

  1. Agent noun of explain; one who explains.
    • 2006, Owen Hargie, The Handbook of Communication Skills (page 200)
      To be a skilled explainer, one has also to take account of the explainees, and their social and cultural backgrounds, motivations, linguistic ability, and previous knowledge – and plan accordingly before embarking upon the explanation.
  2. A guide that explains a topic.
    Confused by the Olympics? Here's an explainer.

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