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Definitions of fabulist

  1. a person who tells or invents fables
  2. One who invents or writes fables.
  3. A composer of fables; one who falsifies or fabricates.
  4. An inventor or writer of fables.
  5. A writer of fables.
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Usage examples for fabulist

  1. Though He had made all the tribes, we hope, to the best of His ability; yet He hated all, the sacred fabulist tells us, but the tribe of Israel, and even they were objects of His vengeance half the time. – The Woman's Bible Part I. Comments on Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers and Deuteronomy. Part II. Comments on the Old and New Testaments from Joshua to Revelation. by Elizabeth Cady Stanton
  2. But the problem is older than the imagination of any fabulist, and as new as the newest day in the world. – The Justice of the King by Hamilton Drummond
  3. Querulously he complained that people would not take him seriously, that they treated him as a fabulist. – Lafcadio Hearn by Nina H. Kennard
  4. The great German fabulist, Pfeffel, a blind man, once took Billing's arm and went with him into the garden to take an airing. – Modern Magic by Maximilian Schele de Vere
  5. The sacred fabulist has failed to give us any choice examples in which the Jews executed just judgments for widows or fatherless girls; on the contrary in all their dealings with women of all ranks, classes and ages they were merciless and unjust. – The Woman's Bible Part I. Comments on Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers and Deuteronomy. Part II. Comments on the Old and New Testaments from Joshua to Revelation. by Elizabeth Cady Stanton
  6. In fact he was a far better man than most of the knights of the Round Table, in whose characters the fabulist, knowing that he was writing a fable, was tactful enough to introduce a larger admixture of vice. – The New Jerusalem by G. K. Chesterton
  7. And here is another rabbinical fable of a Fox- a very common character in the apologues of most countries; although the " moral" appended to this one by the pious fabulist is much more striking than is sometimes the case of those deduced from beast- fables: The Fox in the Garden. – Flowers from a Persian Garden and Other Papers by W. A. Clouston
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