novelist

[ nov-uh-list ]
/ ˈnɒv ə lɪst /

noun

a person who writes novels.

Origin of novelist

First recorded in 1575–85; novel1 + -ist
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novelist

/ (ˈnɒvəlɪst) /

noun

a writer of novels
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