noun. ['ˈnɑːvələst'] one who writes novels.
- -ist (English)
- novel (English)
- novel (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
Words that Rhyme with Novelist
How do you pronounce novelist?
Pronounce novelist as ˈnɑvələst.
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Example sentences of the word novelist
They take their names from characters created by novelist J. M. Barrie.
2. Noun, singular or mass
In addition to being a novelist, Walker is also a noted feminist.
Quotes containing the word novelist
1. Margaret Atwood, the Canadian novelist, once asked a group of women at a university why they felt threatened by men. The women said they were afraid of being beaten, raped, or killed by men. She then asked a group of men why they felt threatened by women. They said they were afraid women would laugh at them.
- Molly Ivins, Molly Ivins Can't Say That, Can She?
2. The art of the novelist is not unrelated to the illness of multiple personality disorder. It's a much milder form. But the better the book, the nearer to the padded cell you are.
- David Mitchell
3. I'm a novelist first, and I wrote a bunch of books, and everything I write, I just find people are more interesting when there's an element of humor to it.
- Jonathan Tropper