a novel written in the form of a series of letters.
[ih-pis-tl-er] /ɪˈpɪs tl ər/ noun 1. Also, epistolist. a writer of an epistle. 2. the person who reads or chants the epistle in the Eucharistic service.
[ih-pis-tl-ahyz] /ɪˈpɪs tlˌaɪz/ verb (used without object), epistolized, epistolizing. 1. to write a letter. verb (used with object), epistolized, epistolizing. 2. to write a letter to.
[ep-uh-stol-ik] /ˌɛp əˈstɒl ɪk/ adjective 1. .
[ih-pis-tl-og-ruh-fee] /ɪˌpɪs tlˈɒg rə fi/ noun 1. the practices and principles of letter writing; art of epistolary composition.