- that part of a French newspaper which contains serialized fiction, light reviews, etc.
- a piece printed in this section
- any light, popular piece of writing
Origin of feuilletonFrench ; from feuillet, a leaf, sheet ; from diminutive of Old French fuil: see foil
- a. The part of a European newspaper devoted to light fiction, reviews, and articles of general entertainment.b. An article appearing in such a section.
- a. A novel published in installments.b. A light, popular work of fiction.
- A short literary essay or sketch.
Origin of feuilletonFrench, from feuillet, sheet of paper, little leaf, diminutive of feuille, leaf, from Old French foille, from Latin folium; see bhel-3 in Indo-European roots.
- (UK) A marked off small section of a European newspaper page where usually some light or entertaining article is printed.
- (UK) A light or entertaining article, usually published in a marked off small section of a European newspaper.