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sto·ry·tell·er

 (stôr′ē-tĕl′ər)
n.
1.
a. One who tells or writes stories.
b. One who relates anecdotes.
2. Informal One who tells lies.

sto′ry·tell′ing n.
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storyteller

(ˈstɔːrɪˌtɛlə)
n
1. (Literary & Literary Critical Terms) a person who tells stories
2. informal a liar
ˈstoryˌtelling n, adj
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sto•ry•tell•er

(ˈstɔr iˌtɛl ər, ˈstoʊr-)

n.
1. a person who tells or writes stories.
2. a person who tells trivial falsehoods; fibber.
[1700–10]
sto′ry•tell`ing, n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.storyteller - someone who tells a storystoryteller - someone who tells a story    
anecdotist, raconteur - a person skilled in telling anecdotes
fabulist - a person who tells or invents fables
griot - a storyteller in West Africa; perpetuates the oral traditions of a family or village
speaker, talker, verbaliser, verbalizer, utterer - someone who expresses in language; someone who talks (especially someone who delivers a public speech or someone especially garrulous); "the speaker at commencement"; "an utterer of useful maxims"
2.storyteller - someone who tells lies
liar, prevaricator - a person who has lied or who lies repeatedly
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storyteller

noun raconteur, author, narrator, romancer, novelist, chronicler, bard, fabulist, spinner of yarns, anecdotist Celtic storytellers
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storyteller

noun
Informal. One who tells lies:
Law: perjurer.
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storyteller

[ˈstɔːrɪˌteləʳ] N
1. (gen) → cuentista mf
2. (= liar) → cuentista mf, embustero/a m/f
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

storyteller

[ˈstɔːritɛlər] nconteur/euse m/fstory-writer [ˈstɔːriraɪtər] nnouvelliste mf
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

storyteller

[ˈstɔːrɪˌtɛləʳ] n
a.narratore/trice
he's a good storyteller → è uno che sa raccontare bene le storie
b. (fam) (liar) → bugiardo/a
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
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