Roman A Clef Definition

rō-mäɴ ä klā
romans à clef
noun
A novel in which real persons appear under fictitious names.
Webster's New World
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Other Word Forms of Roman A Clef

Noun

Singular:
roman a clef
Plural:
romans a clef

Origin of Roman A Clef

  • French roman novel à with clef key

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

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