noun, plural rac·on·teurs [rak-uhn-turz; French ra-kawn-tœr]. /ˌræk ənˈtɜrz; French ra kɔ̃ˈtœr/.
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He was a well-known raconteur, and some of his stories were widely known and repeated--often by him.Alfred Hitchcock’s Fade to Black: The Great Director’s Final Days|David Freeman|December 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
She describes him as a raconteur and voracious reader of history and current affairs.
He was a brilliant lawyer, a great raconteur, and he had a wicked sense of humor—but unethical?
Like Beck, Jones is a raconteur with a penchant for dramatizing things to comic effect.
He is a raconteur extraordinaire and an interview with the dogged reporter can rapidly turn into a delicious gabfest.
A true daughter of Erin, she excels as a raconteur, nor does her philanthropy confine itself to the human race.
Thus supported, Mr. Pilcher assumed the ease of a graceful raconteur.Gabriel Conroy|Bert Harte
As a raconteur he stands almost unrivalled, and his powers of mimicry are in themselves sufficient to justify a career.Theodor Leschetizky|Annette Hullah
He was a boon companion, a delightful raconteur when at the club, and a jovial, roystering Bohemian when he left it.Dickens and His Illustrators|Frederic G. Kitton
It shall be my aim as far as may be to avoid the garrulity of the raconteur and to restrain the exaggerations of the ego.Marse Henry (Vol. 1)|Henry Watterson