or fic·tion·er

[ fik-shuh-nist ]
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  1. a writer of fiction; a novelist or short-story writer.

Origin of fictionist

First recorded in 1820–30; fiction + -ist

Words Nearby fictionist Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use fictionist in a sentence

  • Nowadays almost every fictionist of account produces one good thriller at least of this sort.

  • It really may be numbered among doubts whether it is possible to exaggerate the dangers into which a fictionist may fall.

    Heart | Martin Farquhar Tupper
  • Once more the hard-working fictionist and the responsible head of a family, I began to worry about the future.

  • She was entirely urban whereas I was an absurd mixture of pioneer and trailer, fictionist and farmer.

  • Altogether and inevitably my work as a fictionist sank into an unimportant place.