Definition of 'novel'
- a extended fictional work in prose; usually in the form of a story
- a printed and bound book that is an extended work of fiction; "his bookcases were filled with nothing but novels"; "he burned all the novels"
- original and of a kind not seen before; "the computer produced a completely novel proof of a well-known theorem"
Synonyms: fresh new
- pleasantly new or different; "common sense of a most refreshing sort"