Story-teller Sto"ry-tell`er, n. 1. One who tells stories; a narrator of anecdotes,incidents, or fictitious tales; as, an amusing story-teller. [1913 Webster]

2. An historian; -- in contempt. --Swift. [1913 Webster]

3. A euphemism or child's word for ``a liar.'' [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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