fabler

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

fable +‎ -er

Noun[edit]

fabler (plural fablers)

  1. A writer of fables; a fabulist; a dealer in untruths or falsehoods.
    • 1579, Edmund Spenser, The Shepherd’s Calendar, London, “Aprill,”[1]
      [] certain fine fablers and lowd lyers, such as were the Authors of King Arthure the great and such like, who tell many an vnlawfull leasing of the Ladyes of the Lake, that is, the Nymphes.
    • 1849, Henry David Thoreau, A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers, Boston: James Munroe, “Wednesday,” p. 279,[2]
      No wonder that the Mythology, and Arabian Nights, and Shakespeare, and Scott’s novels, entertain us,—we are poets and fablers and dramatists and novelists ourselves.
    • 2015, John Irving, Avenue of Mysteries, New York: Simon and Schuster, Chapter 25,
      Clark insisted that Juan Diego was “on the imagination’s side”; Juan Diego was a “fabler, not a memoirist,” Clark said.

Danish[edit]

Noun[edit]

fabler c pl

  1. indefinite plural of fabel

Verb[edit]

fabler

  1. present of fable

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Noun[edit]

fabler m

  1. indefinite plural of fabel