fic·​tion·​ist ˈfik-sh(ə-)nist How to pronounce fictionist (audio)
: a writer of fiction
especially : novelist

Word History


fiction + -ist entry 1

First Known Use

1829, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of fictionist was in 1829

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“Fictionist.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Feb. 2023.

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