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novella Line breaks: no|vella
Pronunciation: /nəˈvɛlə/

Definition of novella in English:


A short novel or long short story.
Example sentences
  • He has since written short stories, a novella, novels and even a thriller set in the Pacific.
  • Whilst in Bulgaria, he has written four novels, three novellas, many short stories and has also found time to write a weekly arts review for The Sofia Echo.
  • With 24 novels, various novellas, articles, short stories, non fiction books and countless credits under his belt, it might be strange to find such a celebrated author finding solace in the North West of Ireland.


Early 20th century: from Italian, 'novel'.

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