Entry from US English dictionary
Fiction that is extremely brief, typically only a few hundred words or fewer in its entirety.
- 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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