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