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novelist Syllabification: nov·el·ist
Pronunciation: /ˈnävələst/

Definition of novelist in English:


A writer of novels.
Example sentences
  • His work connects us to Cocteau, François Mauriac and other French novelists.
  • We have several young novelists here who are trying to invent a form to supersede Balzac's.
  • This is a tragedy which will supply themes for novelists and poets for centuries.
writer, author, fictionist, man/woman of letters, scribe
informal penman, scribbler
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