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

raconteur

[ˌrækɒnˈtɜːʳ] Nanecdotista mf

raconteur

[ˌrækɒnˈtɜːr] nconteur/euse m/f

raconteur

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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There may not be any moving around the stage, or tossing of his locks (which are still of trademark length, with a neat Buffalo Bill beard), but Connolly is a raconteur par excellence who can still hold his audience's rapt attention.
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