Definition for novel

adjective as in new, original

noun as in fictional book

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When the novel coronavirus shut down schools in March, school and youth athletics were also supposed to be shuttered.

It may be some time before we determine how the novel coronavirus will be influenced by the changing seasons.

Since the novel coronavirus was first detected in December, it has spread around the world and flourished in all kinds of climates.

Until we find a vaccine for the novel coronavirus, your customers will likely engage with you through online channels.

It’s a novel way of doing the monthly report, which dictates more trust in the relationship and tools as well.

Submission is less a novel of ideas than a political book, and of the most subversive kind.

Houellebecq on Thursday announced that he is suspending promotion of the novel.

He was not originally so uninhibited, however, as can now be seen in his “lost” novel, Skylight.

His books include Render unto Rome and a novel about Louisiana politics, Last of the Red Hot Poppas.

None of these writers set out to write an “immigrant novel,” or to make political statements.

But the novel disappeared under the clothes with amazing celerity as the voice of her sister-in-law demanded admission.

Once on my legs I found that nervousness left me, words came freely and I even enjoyed the novel experience.

You will not read the book with the rapidity with which some young ladies are said to devour the latest novel.

I tried to forget the grotesque exhibition I had stumbled upon, in the novel and interesting scene about me.

I have a mild grievance against that talented lady, Miss Marjorie Bowen, for labelling her latest novel "a romantic fantasy."


On this page you'll find 102 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to novel, such as: different, innovative, odd, offbeat, peculiar, and strange.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.