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Definition of Novelish
1. somewhat like a novel [adj]
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Literary usage of Novelish
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1. Macmillan's Magazine by David Masson, George Grove, John Morley, Mowbray Morris (1869)
"... deferred to a second part the novelish termination, and we defy any child to anticipate that Laura is there married to the converted Peter Gray. ..."
2. Handley Cross by Robert Smith Surtees (1903)
"Fool!" ejaculated Mrs. Jorrocks; " that's the way all gals talk !—got your 'ead stuffed full of boardin'-school, novelish nonsense." " I want no better! ..."
3. Literary Reminiscences: From The Autobiography of an English Opium-eater by Thomas De Quincey (1851)
"The place, spite of its slipshod novelish name, which might have led one to expect a corresponding style of tinsel finery, and a display of childish ..."
4. Why Europe Leaves Home: A True Account of the Reasons which Cause Central by Kenneth Lewis Roberts (1922)
"It was quite dime-novelish; and the feelings of the other diners were so pronounced and so apparent that the Soviet representatives left early and didn't ..."