|part of speech:
||new and unusual.
A woman riding a bicycle was a novel sight back in those days.He came up with a novel idea for selling the product, but his boss wasn't convinced.
- innovative, original
- hackneyed, standard, traditional, worn
- similar words:
- creative, curious, different, exotic, foreign, fresh, new, revolutionary, singular, uncommon, unconventional, unfamiliar, unorthodox, unprecedented, unusual
||avant-garde, distinctive, ingenious, special, strange