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Definition of "romancist" [ro•man•cist]

  • One who romances; a romancer or romanticist. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "romancist" in a sentence
  • "Had we the plague-pen of the romancist of Rookwood, we would revel in the detail of this domesticated pestilence -- we would picture the little sufferer in the hour of its agony -- and be as minute as Mr. Hume in our calculations of its feverish pulsations; but our quill was moulted by the dove, not plucked from the wing of the carrion raven."
  • "Now this was all excellent well as far as it went; but still there was something wanted of more reality than the improvisations of a romancist."
  • "God-fearing soul of the philanthropist has travailed here for the good of her kind, not the mere 'sensation' romancist writer for the entertainment of an idle hour. '"