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fictioneer

[fik-shuh-neer]
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noun
  1. a writer of fiction, especially a prolific one whose works are of mediocre quality.
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Origin of fictioneer

First recorded in 1920–25; fiction + -eer
Related formsfic·tion·eer·ing, noun
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  • This fictioneer pursued the latest writings on physicist and chemical research so that he might embroider his tales therewith.

    Anthony Trent, Master Criminal

    Wyndham Martyn