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novelist

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noun nov·el·ist \ˈnäv-list, ˈnä-və-\

Simple Definition of novelist

  • : a person who writes novels

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of novelist

  1. :  a writer of novels

1728

First Known Use of novelist

1728


NOVELIST Defined for Kids

novelist

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noun nov·el·ist \ˈnä-və-list\

Definition of novelist for Students

  1. :  a writer of novels





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