fabulist


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fab·u·list

 (făb′yə-lĭst)
n.
1. A composer of fables.
2. A teller of tales; a liar.

[French fabuliste, from Latin fābula, fable; see fable.]

fabulist

(ˈfæbjʊlɪst)
n
1. a person who invents or recounts fables
2. a person who lies or falsifies

fab•u•list

(ˈfæb yə lɪst)

n.
1. a person who invents or relates fables.
2. a liar.
[1585–95; < Middle French]

fabulist

a person who tells lies.
See also: Lies and Lying
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.fabulist - a person who tells or invents fables
narrator, storyteller, teller - someone who tells a story

fabulist

noun
One who tells lies:
Informal: storyteller.
Law: perjurer.
Translations

fabulist

n (Liter: = writer of fables) → Fabeldichter(in) m(f); (= writer of fantastical literature)Fabulant(in) m(f); (fig: = liar) → Fabulierer(in) m(f), → Fabulant(in) m(f)
References in classic literature ?
Neither did the great fabulist lack posthumous honors; for a statue was erected to his memory at Athens, the work of Lysippus, one of the most famous of Greek sculptors.
The fabulist is to create a laugh, but yet, under a merry guise, to convey instruction.
He is charged on the one hand with having had before him a copy of Babrias (to whom we shall have occasion to refer at greater length in the end of this Preface), and to have had the bad taste "to transpose," or to turn his poetical version into prose: and he is asserted, on the other hand, never to have seen the Fables of Aesop at all, but to have himself invented and made the fables which he palmed off under the name of the famous Greek fabulist.
This was a noble effort to do honor to the great fabulist, and was the most perfect collection of Aesopian fables ever yet published.
In the nomenclature which we derive from fabulists, des Lupeaulx belonged to the species Bertrand, and was always in search of Ratons.
Current project is Once on this Island produced by Fabulist Theatre which you can buy tickets to here: https://www.
Greek fabulist Aesop told the fable of an eagle that was soaring through the air when suddenly it heard the whizz of an arrow, and felt itself wounded.
Like a jazz album, they glide and bop, tease and illuminate, sadden and hearten as they navigate effortlessly from meta to fabulist, from flash fiction to longer, more complex narratives.
Tales of the Patriarchs" by Jim Shankman is a novel about the early days of Hollywood, when a handful of dreamers created a new art form in a desert by the sea, a fabulist retelling of the mythic tales of the silent film era, when the original sins of Hollywood became the folk bible of a new American religion.
But the overall effect of AlomarCs collection is to make a mosaic of tiny, evocative micro-tales told by an ironic moral fabulist for adults.
By making it strange, the fabulist delivers the news in disguise, in an attempt to awaken us to common sense.
There's much more of the truth teller than a fabulist.