from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The part of a European newspaper devoted to light fiction, reviews, and articles of general entertainment.
- n. An article appearing in such a section.
- n. A novel published in installments.
- n. A light, popular work of fiction.
- n. A short literary essay or sketch.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A marked off small section of a European newspaper page where usually some light or entertaining article is printed.
- n. A light or entertaining article, usually published in a marked off small section of a European newspaper.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A part of a French newspaper (usually the bottom of the page), devoted to light literature, criticism, etc.; also, the article or tale itself, thus printed.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In French newspapers, a part of one or more pages (the bottom) devoted to light literature or criticism, and generally marked off from the rest of the page by a rule.
- n. The matter given in the feuilleton, very commonly consisting of part of a serial story.
French, from feuillet, sheet of paper, little leaf, diminutive of feuille, leaf, from Old French foille, from Latin folium; see bhel-3 in Indo-European roots.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)