nov·​el·​ett·​ish ˌnä-və-ˈle-tish How to pronounce novelettish (audio)
: of, relating to, or characteristic of a novelette
especially : sentimental

Examples of novelettish in a Sentence

readers will encounter surprisingly novelettish dialogue for a work that is supposed to be a literary novel

Word History

First Known Use

1904, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of novelettish was in 1904

Dictionary Entries Near novelettish

Cite this Entry

“Novelettish.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 5 Dec. 2023.

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