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  • n. Someone who relates or narrates.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who relates or narrates.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

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


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  • 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

  • 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.”


  • 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

  • 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

  • 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.


  • 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

  • Friday, Oct. 06, 2006 - elle ne peut pas relater aux autres


  • This raises expectations, which, when absolutely disappointed, make the relater of this excellent thing look, very deservedly, like a fool.

    Letters to his son on The Art of Becoming a Man of the World and a Gentleman


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