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Storyteller   /stˈɔritˌɛlər/   Listen
Storyteller

noun
1.
Someone who tells a story.  Synonyms: narrator, teller.
2.
Someone who tells lies.  Synonyms: fabricator, fibber.






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"Storyteller" Quotes from Famous Books



... the candles were lighted, storyteller, statesman, explorer, poet and preacher came from the far ends of the earth and poured their souls into ours. It was a dim light—that of the candles—but even to-day it shines through the long alley of these many years upon my pathway. ...
— The Light in the Clearing • Irving Bacheller

... that was to last for the decade to follow. It is difficult to do justice to his contribution to the shining quality of that era. The magnitude and diversity of his work eludes definition. Creative artist and born storyteller, each aspect of his twofold genius ...
— The Story of the Champions of the Round Table • Howard Pyle

... was a great storyteller. One day, as he was going by the school, the children gathered ...
— McGuffey's Second Eclectic Reader • William Holmes McGuffey

... us how she collected her Hindu stories, often listening over and over to poor story-tellers who would spoil a story in trying to tell it, until one day her patience would be rewarded by hearing it from the lips of the best storyteller in the village, who ...
— The Junior Classics, Volume 1 • Willam Patten

... changed, but the main facts are the same. Still there is enough difference to prevent it from being a repetition. It is the Odyssey told over again with new incidents, and variations upon an old theme. We behold here the conscious storyteller, clothing the events of life in the garb of a marvelous adventure. Ulysses had in mind his own experience in this account, and he adapts it ...
— Homer's Odyssey - A Commentary • Denton J. Snider

... be beautiful is a charming instance of something which a storyteller can otherwise only dream of. For such a garden is itself a story, one which actually and naturally occurs, yet occurs under its master's guidance and control and with ...
— The Amateur Garden • George W. Cable

... will think that seven league boots—the storyteller's prerogative—are in special demand as it regards our story, for once more we must return through a period of years to the date, or thereabouts, on which our story opens. It was on one of those close, sultry afternoons that characterize the climate of summer in India, that two of our ...
— The Sea-Witch - or, The African Quadroon A Story of the Slave Coast • Maturin Murray

... quite a new and valuable light after he went to reside in the beacon—namely, as a storyteller. During the long periods of inaction that ensued, when the men were imprisoned there by storms, he lightened many an hour that would have otherwise hung heavily on their hands, and he cheered the more timid ...
— The Lighthouse • R.M. Ballantyne



Words linked to "Storyteller" :   teller, fabulist, fabricator, talker, utterer, anecdotist, narrator, griot, raconteur, fibber, speaker, verbaliser, prevaricator, verbalizer, liar



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