Definition of flash fiction in English:

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flash fiction


Fiction that is extremely brief, typically only a few hundred words or fewer in its entirety.
Example sentences
  • To tell a story of character in flash fiction clearly poses special challenges.
  • Here is tonight's effort, a flash fiction piece of 900 words.
  • In writing news, I have submitted my flash fiction to an online magazine.

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Syllabification: flash fic·tion

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