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novelist

noun [C] uk   /ˈnɒv.əl.ɪst/ us    /ˈnɑː.və-/
B2 a person who writes novels
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  • Who do you think is the greatest modern novelist?
  • She's more of a poet than a novelist.
  • Ben Okri is a Nigerian-born poet and novelist.
  • Charles Dickens is one of the best-known Victorian novelists.
  • I would class her among the top ten American novelists.
Translations of “novelist”
in Korean 소설가…
in Arabic رُوائي…
in Portuguese romancista…
in Catalan novel·lista…
in Japanese 小説家…
in Italian romanziere, -a…
in Chinese (Traditional) 小說家…
in Chinese (Simplified) 小说家…
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