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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A person who tells stories well.

Usage examples (30)
  • The speaker was known to be quite the raconteur so the program was well attended.
  • He had a terrific sense of humor and was a great "raconteur"--look it up!
  • An admirable talker, 'raconteur', and mimic, with a wit's relish for wit, the charm of his good temper was irresistible.
  • Stanton Peele addiction expert, psychologist, raconteur for more
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  • This word was used in the 2006 Scripps National Spelling Bee finals.
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