Definition of photonovel in US English:

photonovel

noun

  • A magazine or other publication containing a (usually romantic) story told in a sequence of photographs with dialogue added in superimposed speech balloons, etc.; an illustrated story of this type.

Origin

Early 20th century (in an earlier sense). From photo- + novel.

Pronunciation

photonovel

/ˈfəʊtəʊˌnɒvl/