[rak-uh n-tœz, -tooz, -toos; French ra-kawn-tœz]
noun, plural rac·on·teus·es [rak-uh n-tœ-ziz, -too-, -too-siz; French ra-kawn-tœz] /ˌræk ənˈtœ zɪz, -ˈtu-, -ˈtu sɪz; French ra kɔ̃ˈtœz/.
a woman who is skilled in relating stories and anecdotes interestingly.
Origin of raconteuse
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Historical Examples of raconteuse
Mrs. Oldham smiled, well pleased at the tribute to her powers as a raconteuse.The Silver Butterfly
Mrs. Wilson Woodrow