storyteller


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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.

storyteller

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

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.
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

storyteller

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

storyteller

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

[ˈstɔːrɪˌteləʳ] N
1. (gen) → cuentista mf
2. (= liar) → cuentista mf, embustero/a m/f

storyteller

[ˈstɔːritɛlər] nconteur/euse m/fstory-writer [ˈstɔːriraɪtər] nnouvelliste mf

storyteller

[ˈstɔːrɪˌtɛləʳ] n
a.narratore/trice
he's a good storyteller → è uno che sa raccontare bene le storie
b. (fam) (liar) → bugiardo/a
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