fictioneer

fictioneer

[fik-shuh-neer]
noun
a writer of fiction, especially a prolific one whose works are of mediocre quality.

Origin:
1920–25; fiction + -eer

fictioneering, noun
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fiction (ˈfɪkʃən)
 
n
1.  literary works invented by the imagination, such as novels or short stories
2.  an invented story or explanation; lie
3.  the act of inventing a story or explanation
4.  law something assumed to be true for the sake of convenience, though probably false
 
[C14: from Latin fictiō a fashioning, hence something imaginary, from fingere to shape]
 
'fictional
 
adj
 
'fictionally
 
adv
 
fiction'eer
 
n
 
'fictionist
 
n

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