Definitions for novel

Definitions for (noun) novel

Main entry: novel

Definition: a printed and bound book that is an extended work of fiction

Usage: his bookcases were filled with nothing but novels; he burned all the novels

Main entry: novel

Definition: an extended fictional work in prose; usually in the form of a story

Definitions for (adj) novel

Main entry: novel, refreshing

Definition: pleasantly new or different

Usage: common sense of a most refreshing sort

Main entry: fresh, new, novel

Definition: original and of a kind not seen before

Usage: the computer produced a completely novel proof of a well-known theorem

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