fabulist

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noun fab·u·list \ˈfa-byə-list\

Definition of fabulist

  1. 1 :  a creator or writer of fables

  2. 2 :  liar

fabulist

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fabulistic

play \ˌfa-byə-ˈli-stik\ adjective

Examples of fabulist in a sentence

  1. a once highly admired journalist whose reputation is now that of a disgraced fabulist

1593

First Known Use of fabulist

1593


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