Definition of raconteur noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˌrækɒnˈtɜː(r)//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌrækɑːnˈtɜːr//
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a person who is good at telling stories in an interesting and amusing way She was a witty raconteur. Word Origin early 19th cent.: French, from raconter ‘relate, recount’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: raconteur