raconteur
[ rak-uhn-tur ]
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Part of Speech noun
Origin + Etymology
Early 19th century; French from French raconteur, from raconter "to recount, tell, narrate," from re- (see re-) + Old French aconter "to count, render account"
Synonyms
  • storyteller
  • narrator
Definition
a person who is skilled in relating stories and anecdotes interestingly.
Example
The camp counselor is quite the raconteur when the fire is lit.
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