noun Date: 1829 a writer of fiction; especially novelist

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  • fictionist — fiction ► NOUN 1) prose literature, especially novels, describing imaginary events and people. 2) invention as opposed to fact. 3) a false belief or statement, accepted as true for the sake of convenience. DERIVATIVES fictional adjective… …   English terms dictionary

  • fictionist — /fik sheuh nist/, n. a writer of fiction; a novelist or short story writer. Also, fictioner. [1820 30; FICTION + IST] * * * …   Universalium

  • fictionist — noun One who deals in fiction, a writer of fiction …   Wiktionary

  • fictionist — fic·tion·ist …   English syllables

  • fictionist — fic•tion•ist [[t]ˈfɪk ʃə nɪst[/t]] n. lit. a writer of fiction • Etymology: 1820–30 …   From formal English to slang

  • fictionist — /ˈfɪkʃənəst/ (say fikshuhnuhst) noun a writer of fiction …   Australian English dictionary

  • fictionist — nə̇st noun ( s) : a writer of fiction; especially : novelist …   Useful english dictionary

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