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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [foi-i-tn; French fœyuh-tawn]
    • /ˈfɔɪ ɪ tn; French fœyəˈtɔ̃/
    • /ˈfʊɪˌtɒn/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [foi-i-tn; French fœyuh-tawn]
    • /ˈfɔɪ ɪ tn; French fœyəˈtɔ̃/

Definitions of feuilleton word

  • noun plural feuilleton a part of a European newspaper devoted to light literature, fiction, criticism, etc. 1
  • noun plural feuilleton an item printed in the feuilleton. 1
  • noun feuilleton A part of a newspaper or magazine devoted to fiction, criticism, or light literature. 1
  • noun feuilleton the part of a European newspaper carrying reviews, serialized fiction, etc 0
  • noun feuilleton such a review or article 0
  • noun feuilleton that part of a French newspaper which contains serialized fiction, light reviews, etc. 0

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Origin of feuilleton

First appearance:

before 1835
One of the 34% newest English words
1835-45; < French, equivalent to feuillet little leaf (feuille (< Latin folium leaf) + -et -et) + -on noun suffix

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Parts of speech for Feuilleton


feuilleton popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 54% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 58% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

feuilleton usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for feuilleton

noun feuilleton

  • recollection — the act of re-collecting or the state of being re-collected.
  • rote — the sound of waves breaking on the shore.
  • reminiscence — the act or process of recalling past experiences, events, etc.
  • retrospection — the action, process, or faculty of looking back on things past.
  • anamnesis — the ability to recall past events; recollection

Antonyms for feuilleton

noun feuilleton

  • forgetting — to cease or fail to remember; be unable to recall: to forget someone's name.
  • overlooking — to fail to notice, perceive, or consider: to overlook a misspelled word.

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