armchair critic

armchair critic
armchair critic (infrml) GEN Kritiker(in) m(f) aus der Distanz, (infrml, obs) Kritikus m

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  • armchair — (n.) also arm chair, 1630s, from ARM (Cf. arm) (n.1) + CHAIR (Cf. chair); adjective sense in reference to criticism of matters in which the critic takes no active part is from 1886 …   Etymology dictionary

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