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storyteller

[stawr-ee-tel-er, stohr-] /ˈstɔr iˌtɛl ər, ˈstoʊr-/
noun
1.
a person who tells or writes stories or anecdotes.
2.
a person who tells more or less trivial falsehoods; fibber.
Origin of storyteller
1700-1710
1700-10; story1 + teller1
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  • The children once tried Anne Chitt as a storyteller, but she was a failure.

    Jan and Her Job L. Allen Harker
  • Is it the story he would not understand, or the storyteller?

  • The storyteller also had another version of the beginning of things.

    North Dakota Various
  • Our third requirement was, it may be remembered, the gift of the storyteller.

    Obiter Dicta Augustine Birrell
  • These are questions, often asked of the storyteller, by little folks.

    Dutch Fairy Tales for Young Folks William Elliot Griffis
British Dictionary definitions for storyteller

storyteller

/ˈstɔːrɪˌtɛlə/
noun
1.
a person who tells stories
2.
(informal) a liar
Derived Forms
storytelling, noun, adjective
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