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 Dictionary entry overview: What does raconteur mean? 

  The noun RACONTEUR has 1 sense:

1. a person skilled in telling anecdotes

  Familiarity information: RACONTEUR used as a noun is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 


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A person skilled in telling anecdotes

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people


anecdotist; raconteur

Hypernyms ("raconteur" is a kind of...):

narrator; storyteller; teller (someone who tells a story)

Instance hyponyms:

Baron Munchausen; Karl Friedrich Hieronymus von Munchhausen; Munchausen; Munchhausen (German raconteur who told preposterous stories about his adventures as a soldier and hunter; his name is now associated with any telling of exaggerated stories or winning lies (1720-1797))

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