raconteur


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rac·on·teur

 (răk′ŏn-tûr′)
n.
One who tells stories and anecdotes with skill and wit.

[French, from raconter, to relate, from Old French : re-, re- + aconter, to count up, reckon; see account.]

raconteur

(ˌrækɒnˈtɜː)
n
a person skilled in telling stories
[C19: French, from raconter to tell]

rac•on•teur

(ˌræk ɒnˈtɜr, -ˈtʊər, -ən-)

n.
a person who is skilled in relating stories and anecdotes interestingly.
[1820–30; < French, =racont(er) to tell (Old French r(e)- re- + aconter to tell, account) + -eur -eur]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.raconteur - a person skilled in telling anecdotesraconteur - a person skilled in telling anecdotes
narrator, storyteller, teller - someone who tells a story

raconteur

noun storyteller, relater, recounter, teller of stories, spinner of yarns He spoke eight languages and was a noted raconteur
Translations
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tarinankertoja
anekdotázómesélő
gawędziarz

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[ˌrækɒnˈtɜːʳ] Nanecdotista mf

raconteur

[ˌrækɒnˈtɜːr] nconteur/euse m/f

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nErzähler(in) m(f)von Anekdoten

raconteur

[ˌrækɒnˈtɜːʳ] nnarratore/trice
References in classic literature ?
The vicomte is a wonderful raconteur," said she to another.
The idea which the raconteur has either failed to entertain clearly, or has sacrificed in its expression to his national love of point, is, doubtless, the very tenable one that the higher order of music is the most thoroughly estimated when we are exclusively alone.
In manner, something of the grand seigneur still clung to him, so that he even ripped you up with an air, and I have been told that he was a RACONTEUR [storyteller] of repute.
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A festival spokesman said: "Mike always draws a crowd when he's sketching and he's a lively raconteur with many a tale to tell, so anyone who's not had chance to meet him before will be in for a treat.
BORN JULIET Mills, English actress, 1941 GOLDIE Hawn, US actress, 1945, above TWEETY Pie, cartoon character, 1942 DIED QUENTIN Crisp, raconteur, 1999, above PETER Grant, rock band manager, 1995 HENRY Purcell, English composer, 1965
Gaiman is a natural raconteur with a hypnotic voice and the first half of the show was more chatty, a selection of short stories and songs like modern torch song I Google You, some of which were backed by the excellent FourPlay String Quartet.