Definition of nonfiction
: literature or cinema that is not fictional
nonfictionalplay \ˌnän-ˈfik-shnəl, -shə-nəl\ adjective
Examples of nonfiction in a sentence
He reads a lot of nonfiction.
First Known Use of nonfiction
NONFICTION Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of nonfiction for English Language Learners
: writing that is about facts or real events : all writing that is not fiction
NONFICTION Defined for Kids
Definition of nonfiction for Students
: writing that is about facts or real events
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