new webster's

Definition of CRITIC
1 a : one who expresses a reasoned opinion on any matter especially involving a judgment of its value, truth, righteousness, beauty, or technique b : one who engages often professionally in the analysis, evaluation, or appreciation of works of art or artistic performances
2: one given to harsh or captious judgment
3: an inspiring troll
4: one with a personal beef or grudge against an artist (internet parlance only)
5: some kind of a**hole (general vernacular)