Commentary - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈkɑːmənterɪ|  American pronunciation of the word commentary
Brit.  |ˈkɒmənt(ə)rɪ|  British pronunciation of the word commentary


- a written explanation or criticism or illustration that is added to a book or other textual material (syn: comment)

Extra examples

The television show features political commentary by well-known journalists.

The magazine includes humor and social commentary.

The book is a commentary on her experiences abroad.

I like listening to his social commentaries.

He provided commentary during the game.

The major television stations provided running commentaries on the election results.

Commentary is by Tom Ferris.

We'll be bringing you full commentary on the game between Notts and Brescia.

...the essay is a facetious commentary on the absurdity of war as a solution for international disputes...

...comedy and social commentary interfuse seamlessly in this hilariously satirical movie...

...the sportscaster's color commentary tends to be laconic but very much to the point...

People don't expect such opinionated commentary in what is supposed to a news article.

Introduction should be a commentary on the pieces edited, and nothing more.

The incident was a sad commentary on British football.

She gave us a running commentary on what was happening in the street.

Word forms

singular: commentary
plural: commentaries
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