novelette
noun Date: 1814 novella 2

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  • novelette — [ nɔvlɛt ] n. f. • fin XIXe; de l it. novella « récit », et du nom de la cantatrice Clara Novello ♦ Mus. Pièce pour piano. Les novelettes de Schumann, de Poulenc. ⇒NOVELETTE, subst. fém. MUS. Pièce de caractère, de genre divertissant,… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Novelette — Nov el*ette , n. [Dim. of novel, n. See {Novel}.] A short novel; a novella. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • novelette — ► NOUN chiefly derogatory ▪ a short novel, typically a light romantic one …   English terms dictionary

  • novelette — [näv΄ə let′] n. SHORT NOVEL, sometimes, specif., one regarded as inferior in quality, banal, overly commercial, etc …   English World dictionary

  • Novelette — A novelette (or, rarely, novelet)[1] is a piece of short prose fiction. The distinction between a novelette and other literary forms is usually based upon word count, with a novelette being longer than a short story, but shorter than a novella.… …   Wikipedia

  • Novelette — Una novelette (o, raramente, novelet)[1] es una obra corta de ficción en prosa. La diferencia entre una novelette y otras formas de literatura es básicamente el número de palabras, así la novelette es más larga que una historia corta y menos… …   Wikipedia Español

  • novelette — UK [ˌnɒvəˈlet] / US [ˌnɑv(ə)lˈet] noun [countable] Word forms novelette : singular novelette plural novelettes a short novel, especially one with a subject that is not serious …   English dictionary

  • novelette — /nov euh let /, n. a brief novel or long short story. [1805 15; NOVEL1 + ETTE] * * * …   Universalium

  • novelette — noun A short novel. Syn: novella …   Wiktionary

  • Novelette — Роман …   Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

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