auteurist

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

auteur +‎ -ist

Adjective[edit]

auteurist (comparative more auteurist, superlative most auteurist)

  1. (film) Of, pertaining to, or characteristic of auteurism
    • 1988 February 5, Jonathan Rosenbaum, “Process of Illumination”:
      In the case of documentaries, our thinking tends to be less warped and biased, if only because the auteurist sensibility has never been too comfortable outside of fiction.

Noun[edit]

auteurist (plural auteurists)

  1. (film) A proponent of auteurism