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fictioneer

[fik-shuh-neer] /ˌfɪk ʃəˈnɪər/
noun
1.
a writer of fiction, especially a prolific one whose works are of mediocre quality.
Origin of fictioneer
1920-1925
1920-25; fiction + -eer
Related forms
fictioneering, noun
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  • This fictioneer pursued the latest writings on physicist and chemical research so that he might embroider his tales therewith.

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