AskDefine | Define storyteller

Dictionary Definition



1 someone who tells a story [syn: narrator, teller]
2 someone who tells lies [syn: fibber, fabricator]

User Contributed Dictionary



From story + tell + -er.



  1. a person who relates stories through one medium or another to an audience.

Extensive Definition

A storyteller is someone who conveys real or fictitious events in words, images, and sounds.
Storyteller may also refer to:
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Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

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