Synonyms for novel

Grammar : Adj, noun
Spell : nov-uh l
Phonetic Transcription : ˈnɒv əl

Top 10 synonyms for novel Other synonyms for the word novel

Définition of novel

Origin :
  • "new, strange, unusual," early 15c., but little used before 1600, from Old French novel, nouvel "new, young, fresh, recent; additional; early, soon" (Modern French nouveau, fem. nouvelle), from Latin novellus "new, young, recent," diminutive of novus "new" (see new).
  • adj new, original
  • noun fictional book
Example sentences :
  • He went over once more the day's arguments for and against the novel emprise.
  • Extract from : « The Spenders » by Harry Leon Wilson
  • "Oh, my dear," she said, clasping the novel with one hand while she embraced him with the other.
  • Extract from : « The Foolish Lovers » by St. John G. Ervine
  • "And then there's the novel I wrote when I was at home," he concluded.
  • Extract from : « The Foolish Lovers » by St. John G. Ervine
  • The last post had brought the proofs of his second novel to him.
  • Extract from : « The Foolish Lovers » by St. John G. Ervine
  • My dear, you will be woefully disappointed if in my story you expect any thing like a novel.
  • Extract from : « Tales And Novels, Volume 3 (of 10) » by Maria Edgeworth
  • To the romance the novel is what photography is to painting.
  • Extract from : « The Devil's Dictionary » by Ambrose Bierce
  • To an imaginative mind the scene was full of novel interest.
  • Extract from : « The Works of Whittier, Volume V (of VII) » by John Greenleaf Whittier
  • It contained nothing but the sketch made upon the fly-leaf of a novel.
  • Extract from : « The Slave Of The Lamp » by Henry Seton Merriman
  • The novel was for him that assiette; and all his novels are here.
  • Extract from : « Joseph Andrews Vol. 1 » by Henry Fielding
  • This affair was a success, owing, perhaps, to its novel programme.
  • Extract from : « Punchinello, Vol. 1, No. 13, June 25, 1870 » by Various

Antonyms for novel

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