Definition of storyteller in English:



  • A person who tells stories.

    • ‘The company is helping to send magicians, musicians, puppeteers, storytellers and clowns throughout the year.’
    • ‘On most evenings there are special presentations by distinguished writers, musicians, dancers and storytellers.’
    • ‘Singers, musicians, dancers and storytellers from 28 Bulgarian regions will take part in this year's festival.’
    • ‘Audiences are led on a tour and entertained along the way by singers, dancers and storytellers and are given the opportunity to speak to residents.’
    • ‘Singers, musicians, dancers and storytellers are always appreciated on St. Patrick's Day.’
    • ‘Thanks to all the musicians, dancers, singers, storytellers and poets.’
    • ‘A troupe of talented dancers, storytellers and musicians will take centre stage in Killarney this week in order to drum up support for needy communities in Venezuela.’
    • ‘Join other artists, musicians, storytellers, church leaders, church planters, theologians, and community advocates.’
    • ‘The night will welcome musicians, storytellers and singers from all over the region, all welcome to entertain the crowd in their own inimitable way.’
    • ‘In West African culture, tradition dictates that singers and storytellers come from the griot caste, and Maal was born into the fisherman's caste in 1952.’
    • ‘A family area pandered to the younger element of festival goers, with clowns, jesters and storytellers all providing entertainment for children and the young at heart.’
    • ‘The club is up and running now for six months and provides an outlet for singers, poets, storytellers and as a wide range of musicians who perform contemporary as well as traditional styles.’
    • ‘And I think sports writers, as a whole, are entertaining storytellers, interesting people and underrated journalists.’
    • ‘From trapeze artists to storytellers, puppeteers to video artists, Bradford's arts scene is thriving thanks to millions of pounds worth of funding over the past year.’
    • ‘The whole city seems to gather here to take in an incredible range of entertainment, including tooth pullers, snake charmer, musicians and Arabic storytellers.’
    • ‘The faculty already had great computer scientists, artists, musicians, and storytellers.’
    • ‘He's an excellent storyteller and a phenomenally detailed artist, but his work lacks a certain dynamic that makes it stick out in my mind.’
    • ‘If you want to be a storyteller, be an author, be a novelist, be a writer, don't be a film director.’
    • ‘The sessions are conducted by experienced storytellers and are run between 11 am and noon each Thursday during the months of July and August at the library in Lyster Square.’
    • ‘Steeped in tradition, Kilgarvan is world-renowned for its rich folklore and its many scribes, songwriters and storytellers.’
    narrator, teller of tales, tale teller, spinner of yarns
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