Dictionary

raconteur

noun ra·con·teur \ˌra-ˌkän-ˈtər, -kən-\

: someone who is good at telling stories

Full Definition of RACONTEUR

:  a person who excels in telling anecdotes

Origin of RACONTEUR

French, from Middle French, from raconter to tell, from Old French, from re- + aconter, acompter to tell, count — more at account
First Known Use: 1828

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: raconteusePrevious Word in the Dictionary: raconAll Words Near: raconteur
July 04, 2015
stringent Hear it
rigorous, strict, or severe
Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears