Definition of relater in US English:


(also relator)


  • A person who tells a story; a narrator.

    • ‘So the relater of the story tells me; but I doubt his geographical statement.’
    • ‘First, they were creators of predictions and theories, summarizers of results, and relaters of predictions, theories, and results in the small-group context.’
    • ‘The original relater of the story on which this play is formed, was Luigi da Porto, a gentleman of Vicenza, who died in 1529.’
    storyteller, teller of tales, recounter, describer, chronicler, romancer, reporter, annalist
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