Definition of short story noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


short story

BrE BrE//ˌʃɔːt ˈstɔːri//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌʃɔːrt ˈstɔːri//
Types of story
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a story, usually about imaginary characters and events, that is short enough to be read from beginning to end without stopping See related entries: Types of story
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: short story