1. A person skilled in telling anecdotes.
2. A skilled storyteller.
Part of the word ‘Raconteur’ sounds like reckon. Reckon means to think, therefore raconteur can be thought of as a person who thinks and tells stories.
1. His friends knew him as a highly entertaining mimic and raconteur.
2. He was an educator by trade, and long experienced, a wonderful guy and the raconteur of stories.