Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One who relates, recites, or narrates; a historian. Also relator.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun One who relates or narrates.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun Someone who relates or narrates.

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Examples

  • Not he! and because, forsooth, in those strange and distant lands strange circumstances have taken place, it is insinuated that the relater is a liar: nay, that the very places themselves have no existence but in my imagination.

    Burlesques

  • Not he! and because, forsooth, in those strange and distant lands strange circumstances have taken place, it is insinuated that the relater is a liar: nay, that the very places themselves have no existence but in my imagination.

    The Tremendous Adventures of Major Gahagan

  • Not he! and because, forsooth, in those strange and distant lands strange circumstances have taken place, it is insinuated that the relater is a liar: nay, that the very places themselves have no existence but in my imagination.

    Burlesques

  • It seems that people can relater more easily with people's struggles than they can their successes.

    Grant Cardone: 7 Steps to Effective Speaking

  • Meanwhile Mrs Delvile, with a countenance of the utmost indignation, exclaimed, “Lady Honoria, if you think a tale of scandal such as this reflects no disgrace upon its relater, you must pardon me for entreating you to find an auditor more of the same opinion than myself.”

    Cecilia

  • In a conspiratorial tone, the relater of this tale leaned in towards the center of the table and whispered, "So I asked him ..."

    grouse Diary Entry

  • In the morning, some fishermen saw him floating in his sheep-skin coat, and got him into their boat — the sole relater of the dismal tale.

    A Child's History of England

  • One man still remains wiser than another, a more accurate observer and relater of facts, a truer measure of the proportions of knowledge.

    Theaetetus

  • He was smoking a cigar, with his eyes fixed on the ceiling, and had that confident oracular air which marked him as the leading politician, general authority, and universal anecdote – relater, of the place.

    Sketches by Boz

  • It is a trouble to me to be the relater of the bad news; but so it is — The lady is gone off!

    Clarissa Harlowe

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