Definition of fictionist in English:

fictionist

noun

  • See fiction

    • ‘Playwrights since Pirandello, fictionists since Proust, have been pondering this question, lightly or ponderously.’
    • ‘Trevor is the best short fictionist in England, and I would make a similar claim for John Updike in this country.’
    • ‘Rhymers kicking sordid tales from the drug wars were no longer journalists or fictionists, ironists or moralists.’
    • ‘He was the editor who discovered or championed many of the world's most important fictionists and poets of the second half of the 20th century.’
    • ‘The last half-decade has seen Clarence Major receiving attention that his thirty-year career as a fictionist, poet, essayist, anthologist, lexicographer, and painter deserves.’

Pronunciation

fictionist

/ˈfɪkʃ(ə)nɪst/