anecdotist

Definitions of anecdotist
  1. noun
    a person skilled in telling anecdotes
    synonyms: raconteur
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    examples:
    Karl Friedrich Hieronymus von Munchhausen
    German raconteur who told preposterous stories about his adventures as a soldier and hunter; his name is now associated with any telling of exaggerated stories or winning lies (1720-1797)
    type of:
    narrator, storyteller, teller
    someone who tells a story
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