novelettish


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novelettish

(ˌnɒvəˈlɛtɪʃ)
adj
(Literary & Literary Critical Terms) characteristic of a novelette; trite or sentimental
Translations

novelettish

[ˌnɒvəˈletɪʃ] ADJsentimental, romántico

novelettish

adj (pej) situationrührselig, kitschig
References in periodicals archive ?
Heartrending flashback drama, although a mite novelettish.
The film sags a little, its romance rather novelettish (Jay and Daisy sit for hours, talking like teenagers) -- yet even this is part of the point, because Love itself is an anti-climax.
Nights, they confess one by one on Merek's bed under the eaves: fraught loves and burdensome sins arrayed in novelettish plots.
The fight scenes are risibly over the top, the story novelettish.
17 PENNY-NOVELETrEISH (OED novelettish 1904) 1 7 9 10 11 17 19 70 71 79 90 91 97