storytelling

[stawr-ee-tel-ing, stohr-]

noun

the telling or writing of stories.

Nearby words

  1. story, joseph,
  2. storyboard,
  3. storybook,
  4. storyline,
  5. storyteller,
  6. storyville,
  7. storywriter,
  8. stoss,
  9. stoss, veit,
  10. stot

Origin of storytelling

First recorded in 1700–10; story1 + telling

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Word Origin and History for storytelling

storytelling

n.

1709, from story (n.1) + present participle of tell (v.). Related: Storyteller (1709).

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