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ˌræk ɒnˈtɜr, -ˈtʊər, -ən-racon·teur

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. anecdotist, raconteurnoun

    a person skilled in telling anecdotes


  1. raconteurnoun

    A storyteller, especially a person noted for telling stories with skill and wit.

  2. raconteurverb

    To make witty remarks or stories.


  1. raconteur

    A humorist (American) or humourist (British spelling) is an intellectual who uses humor, or wit, in writing or public speaking, but is not an artist who seeks only to elicit laughs. Humorists are distinct from comedians, who are show business entertainers whose business is to make an audience laugh. It is possible to play both roles in the course of a career.


  1. raconteur

    A raconteur is a person who is skilled at telling stories or anecdotes in an amusing and engaging manner. This individual is often charismatic, articulate, and has a keen sense of pacing and timing, enabling them to captivate their audience with their storytelling.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Raconteurnoun

    a relater; a storyteller

  2. Etymology: [F.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Raconteur

    ra-kong-tėr′, n. a story-teller. [Fr.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of raconteur in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of raconteur in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

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    lack of respect accompanied by a feeling of intense dislike
    • A. hodgepodge
    • B. arborolatry
    • C. contempt
    • D. anil

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