Origin of raconteurFrench from raconter, to recount
The family enjoys listening to Grandpa talk about his life because he is an exceptional raconteur.
A person who can make a story about his day absolutely hilarious is an example of a raconteur.
Origin of raconteurFrench from raconter to relate from Old French re- re- aconter to count up, reckon ; see account .
(third-person singular simple present raconteurs, present participle raconteuring, simple past and past participle raconteured)
- To make witty remarks or stories.
- Zaphod Beeblebrox - rover, rake, raconteur, and genial man-about-the universe, and currently the President of the Galaxy.
- "The vicomte is a wonderful raconteur," said she to another.
- He had the reputation of being an excellent raconteur, and Quintilian (x.
- He had been introduced to Richelieu in 1623, and by his humour and his talent as a raconteur soon made himself indispensable to the cardinal.