- A story with a fully developed theme but significantly shorter and less elaborate than a novel.More example sentences
- Lots of writers use the short story to develop a scene from a greater, future work.
- When she is writing poetry she will devour novels, biographies and short stories.
- You can talk about great novels, short stories, movies, or urban legends about the subject.
More definitions of short storyDefinition of short story in:
- The US English dictionary