| - Tim Lake |
“Novel” is a noun and an adjective. You know the meaning of the noun, but the adjective is also useful. Let’s find out more.
The noun “novel” means a written work of fiction of book length, involving characters, actions and narrative.
+ He is trying to write his first novel.
+ I bought a paperback novel in the airport.
+ She loves the novels of Jane Austen.
+ The novel begins with a murder.
The meaning of the adjective “novel” is interestingly new or unusual.
+ He had novel idea for saving his company.
+ That is hardly a novel solution, but it will work.
+ The council proposed a novel strategy for dealing with the pigeons.
+ The government is looking at novel ways of financing green energy projects.
The pronunciation is / ˈnɒv(ə)l /.
This word is in the New General Service List, a list of the 3,000 most common words in English communication. You can get the full list on our website by clicking here.
この単語は、英語で最もよく使われる3,000の単語のリストであるNew General Service Listからのものです。完全なリストはこちらから。