Definition of nouveau romancier in English:

nouveau romancier

noun

  • A writer of nouveaux romans.

Origin

1980s; earliest use found in The Washington Post. From French nouveau romancier, lit. ‘new novelist’, after nouveau roman. The collocation is apparently not attested in this specifically sense in French.

Pronunciation

nouveau romancier

/ˌnuːvəʊ rə(ʊ)ˈmãsɪeɪ/