Feuilleton Definition

That part of a French newspaper which contains serialized fiction, light reviews, etc.
Webster's New World
A piece printed in this section.
Webster's New World
A novel published in installments.
American Heritage
Any light, popular piece of writing.
Webster's New World
A short literary essay or sketch.
American Heritage

Origin of Feuilleton

  • French from feuillet sheet of paper, little leaf diminutive of feuille leaf from Old French foille from Latin folium bhel-3 in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Borrowing from French

    From Wiktionary

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