[ fik-shuh-neer ]
/ ˌfɪk ʃəˈnɪər /


a writer of fiction, especially a prolific one whose works are of mediocre quality.

Nearby words

  1. fictile,
  2. fiction,
  3. fictional,
  4. fictionalization,
  5. fictionalize,
  6. fictionist,
  7. fictionize,
  8. fictitious,
  9. fictitious force,
  10. fictitious person

Origin of fictioneer

First recorded in 1920–25; fiction + -eer

Related formsfic·tion·eer·ing, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for fictioneer

  • This fictioneer pursued the latest writings on physicist and chemical research so that he might embroider his tales therewith.