[ fik-shuh-neer ]
/ ˌfɪk ʃəˈnɪər /


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

Origin of fictioneer

First recorded in 1920–25; fiction + -eer

Related forms

fic·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.