novel

  

Definitions (2)

1.Not only new but also unusual. Novel implies 'imaginative' but (unlike 'new') not necessarily 'unused' and (unlike 'original') not necessarily 'genuine.'
2.Relatively longer fictional story with characters, dialogues, action, and events, and a 'plot' that ties them all together into a coherent whole.

Use novel in a sentence

  • The San Francisco entrepreneurs found a novel solution for the difficult problem of finding comfortable temporary lodgings at a reasonable price.

    Was this Helpful?   (25)   (0)
  • The other day I finished a very interesting novel by Nicholas Sparks, he does such a great job in captivating his readers.

    Was this Helpful?   (25)   (0)
  • With Jeff's new position as a business analyst, he worked to come up with novel approaches for solving long-term issues in the operations company's operations department.

    Was this Helpful?   (25)   (0)
Show more usage examples...

Related Videos




http://www.businessdictionary.com/definition/novel.html

Have a question about novel? Ask for help in the
Community
Browse by Letter: # A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z