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novelette (ˌnɒvəˈlɛt



  1. an extended prose narrative story or short novel
  2. a novel that is regarded as being slight, trivial, or sentimental
  3. a short piece of lyrical music, esp one for the piano

Example Sentences Including 'novelette'

Down below, the cook, his labours over, was lying on his bunk, reading a detective novelette.
Maclean, Alistair The Lonely Sea


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