from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. One who tells stories; a narrator of anecdotes,incidents, or fictitious tales.
- n. An historian; -- in contempt.
- n. A euphemism or child's word for “a liar.”
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who tells stories, true or fictitious, whether orally or in writing.
- n. One given to relating anecdotes: as, a good story-teller at a dinner-table.
- n. One who tells falsehoods; a fibber.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. someone who tells a story
- n. someone who tells lies
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Tender, grand, a story-teller like few others, Bearden's work from the 1960's until his passing in 1988 has emerged as a touchstone, if a neglected one, of 20th century American art.
The anonymous living tell their story every day, with the help of professional or amateur writers, but the greatest story-teller of all is time and change, or death.
But he was such a great story-teller and spokesman for the ice and the life cycle it supports that I thought an interview format would better serve Huffington Post readers -- interspersed with photos, of course.
In the East the professional story-teller goes from village to village with a small carpet; and I wish sincerely that any one had the moral courage to spread that carpet and sit on it in Ludgate Circus.
I might have become an overseer in Hell's Bottom, but I chose to become a story-teller, wandering over the land and getting close to my brothers, the slaves, everywhere.
London was a masterful story-teller and the short stories with their rich characterizations and vivid descriptions best display his abilities and are some of the best in the English language.
Additonal disclaimer: We're not a Bhagat fan: we think he's a good story-teller, but we don't admire his writing.
Pick an opera that is directed by a good story-teller.
In his account, a strong portrait of Freud emerges: anarchic, of high vigour and spirits, an accomplished story-teller and voracious painter, working on three or four subjects a day, seven days a week.
Recounting marvelous chronicles of bigger-than-life characters that will unleash your imagination while at the same time touch upon some deep, inner-feelings; the true sign of a master story-teller.