Synonyms for Novel:


all (adjective)
new, refreshing, fresh.
curious (adjective)
exceptional (adjective)
striking, miraculous, excellent, peculiar, outstanding, unprecedented, fabulous, notable, exceptional, Wonderous, extraordinary, exotic, unusual, wonderful, remarkable, noteworthy, sensational, phenomenal, outlandish, marvelous, superior, fantastic.
new (adjective)
modern, experimental, Pioneering, study at new, up-to-date, latest, current, up-to-the-minute, recent, avant-garde, fresh, contemporary, new, topical, revolutionary, late-breaking.
new, original (adjective)
different, rare, peculiar, contemporary, innovative, strange, unfamiliar, unusual, atypical, unique, singular, avant-garde, fresh, uncommon, recent, odd, offbeat.
nonconforming (adjective)
deviant, anomalous, crazy, bizarre, off, outlandish, unfamiliar, fey, inconsistent, out of the ordinary, deranged, unconventional, eccentric, mismatch, singular, extraordinary, unique, aberrant, idiosyncratic, freakish, peculiar, oddball, exceptional, erratic, untypical, unusual, curious, strange, uncustomary, oddity, incompatible, un-ordinary, atypical, irregular, divergent, crosspatch, incongruous, nonconforming, misfit, odd, improper, uncommon, funny, different, quirky, abnormal.
original (adjective)
genuine, ingenious, unique, innovative, creative, original, prototypical, authentic, first, initial.
unaccustomed (adjective)
unusual (adjective)
singular, rare, exceptional, uncommon, unique, unwonted, atypical, extraordinary, unusual, Atypic, unordinary, peculiar.


drama, classic, detective, adaptation, black comedy, cock-and-bull story, comedy. inventive. book (noun)
handbook, leaflet, textbook, volume, brochure, report, publication, insert, script, pamphlet, tome, booklet, chapter, magazine, tract, folio, verse, monograph, play book, manual, work, compendium, treatise, libretto.
composition (noun)
short story, verse.
fictional book (noun)
narrative, romance, fiction, yarn, tale, prose, novella, story.
novel (noun)
new, original, refreshing, fresh.
prose (noun)
yarn, tale, plot, myth, parable, reading matter, anecdote, epic, plainness, storyline, short story, fiction, saga, legend, prosaicness, scenario, episode, retelling, romance, prose, serial, novella, allegory, story, narrative, fable, reminiscence.

Other synonyms:

unordinary. revolutionary, unwonted, Atypic, offbeat. inventive.

Usage examples for novel

  1. " After what I have experienced with my daughters," she said, " I know the evil results of novel reading, and I'll take care that you don't go the same way." – The Song of Songs by Hermann Sudermann
  2. The truly novel in the content of the idea is the recognition of the fact that the wish is charged. – The Glands Regulating Personality by Louis Berman, M.D.
  3. All of these novel ideas are to be kept secret until we have had all of the entertainments, and then we shall vote for the one we think the best. – Blue Robin, the Girl Pioneer by Rena I. Halsey