V2 Vocabulary Building Dictionary



Definition: someone who is good at telling stories

Synonyms: storyteller, charmer, reader, soothsayer, orator


Tips: It may be helpful to think of the related word recount, as it means "to relay the particulars or facts of something." A raconteur recounts stories very well, using wit and anecdotes.

Usage Examples:

Everyone gathered around the campfire to hear the old raconteur tell his stories. (storyteller)

We were all happy they invited Jim to speak at the dinner because he was a great raconteur. (orator)

The raconteur told funny stories from long ago. (storyteller, charmer)

He is such a great raconteur, I could listen to his stories all night. (storyteller, orator)

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