anecdotist

Definitions of anecdotist
1

n a person skilled in telling anecdotes

Synonyms:
raconteur
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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