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short story

n.
A short piece of prose fiction, having few characters and aiming at unity of effect.

short story

n
(Literary & Literary Critical Terms) a prose narrative of shorter length than the novel, esp one that concentrates on a single theme

short′ sto′ry


n.
a piece of prose fiction, usu. under 10,000 words.

short story

A short but complete piece of prose fiction concentrating on a single theme.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.short story - a prose narrative shorter than a novel
story - a piece of fiction that narrates a chain of related events; "he writes stories for the magazines"
Translations
أقصوصةقصة قصيرةقِصَةٌ قَصِيرَة
povídka
novelle
novelli
kratka priča
smásaga
短篇小説
단편 소설
novell
เรื่องสั้น
truyện ngắn

short story

nracconto, novella

short story

قِصَةٌ قَصِيرَة povídka novelle Kurzgeschichte διήγημα cuento novelli nouvelle kratka priča racconto 短篇小説 단편 소설 kort verhaal novelle opowiadanie conto рассказ novell เรื่องสั้น kısa öykü truyện ngắn 短篇小说
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