Meaning of interlocutor in English:


Pronunciation /ɪntəˈlɒkjʊtə/

Translate interlocutor into Spanish


  • A person who takes part in a dialogue or conversation.

    ‘But that's not what my interlocutors, particularly the German ones, really want.’
    • ‘This is why the current engagement between my interlocutors and myself is particularly valuable.’
    • ‘All of these narratives unfold partly as dialogues with what seem to be sympathetic but ineffectual interlocutors, perhaps lawyers.’
    • ‘The researchers constructed hypothetical conversations that differed in terms of their interlocutors, place, and topic.’
    • ‘This is the response I wrote to one of my interlocutors in the comments.’


Early 16th century modern Latin, from Latin interlocut- ‘interrupted (by speech)’, from the verb interloqui, from inter- ‘between’ + loqui ‘speak’.