Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A writer of novels.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. An author of novels.
  • n. An innovator; one who introduces something new; one who favours novelty.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. An innovator; an asserter of novelty.
  • n. A writer of news.
  • n. A writer of a novel or novels.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An innovator; a promoter of novelty.
  • n. A writer of news.
  • n. A writer of novels.
  • n. A novice.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. one who writes novels

Etymologies

novel +‎ -ist. (Wiktionary)

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