Sorry, no definitions found. Check out and contribute to the discussion of this word!


Sorry, no etymologies found.


Help support Wordnik (and make this page ad-free) by adopting the word serendipiter.


  • By the way, [serendipiter] was coined by Gay Talese in the title of book published in verb to give a sketchy outline of. verb, to prefigure indistinctly; foreshadow. verb, to disclose partially or guardedly. verb, to overshadow; shadow or obscure.

    Wordnik ~ all the words Grant Barrett 2010


Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.

  • Articles that Talese wrote for the Times provided most of the material for his first book, New York: A Serendipiter's Journey (Harper, 1961) . . .

    --Current biography yearbook‎, 1973, p. 424

    February 12, 2010