The word ‘Raconteur’ is a noun and refers to a person who tells stories, anecdotes and other accounts with skill and wit.
Its origin can be traced back to 1828 from the French word raconter.
Meanings of Raconteur
1. A person skilled in telling anecdotes.
2. A skilled storyteller.
Master’s Tip to Learn Raconteur
Part of the word ‘Raconteur’ sounds like reckon. Reckon means to think, therefore raconteur can be thought of as a person who thinks and tells stories.
Sentence examples for Raconteur:
1. His friends knew him as a highly entertaining mimic and raconteur.
2. He was an educator by trade, and long experienced, a wonderful guy and the raconteur of stories.