novelistic

[ nov-uh-lis-tik ]
/ ˌnɒv əˈlɪs tɪk /

adjective

of, relating to, or characteristic of novels.

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Origin of novelistic

First recorded in 1825–35; novel1 + -istic

OTHER WORDS FROM novelistic

nov·el·is·ti·cal·ly, adverb
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novelistic
/ (ˌnɒvəˈlɪstɪk) /

adjective

of or characteristic of novels, esp in style or method of treatmenthis novelistic account annoyed other historians
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