Definition of serial :
1. A publication appearing in a series or succession of part; a tale, or other writing, published in successive numbers of a periodical.
2. Of or pertaining to a series; consisting of a series; appearing in successive parts or numbers; as, a serial work or publication.
3. Of or pertaining to rows.
precede, aggravating, resultant, candy-striped, just what I (have always) wanted, attendant, serialized, custom, gangland, successional, Confucius says/Confucius he say, sequent, checkerboard, time, way of life, nonparallel, chronological, concomitant, daily life, heinous, broken, adaptation, even, chargeable, little, extraditable, as is someone's wont, hit-and-run, comedy, first-degree, routine, flattery will get you anywhere, in series, whose side are you on?, cock-and-bull story, aggravated, were you born/raised in a barn?, back-to-back, accompanying, on-going, continued, series, take to, habit, ensuing, continual, crisscross, classic, ordered, subsequent, ritual, ensuant, chequered, detective, dappled, straight, black comedy, criminality, checkered, periodical, count on, successive, drama, consequent, episodic, tendency, asynchronous, surprise, surprise, checked, common practice, incidental, serial publication, continuing, hanging, following
book (part of speech: noun)
leaflet, brochure, catalog, book, chapter, magazine, index, record, handbook, insert, publication, list, pamphlet, manual, report, compendium, volume, play book, verse, script, log, treatise, monograph, tract, folio, tome, libretto, booklet, work, textbook
sequential (part of speech: adjective)
prose (part of speech: noun)
narrative, anecdote, chronicle, account, epic, plainness, legend, reminiscence, fiction, myth, recount, novella, prose, plot, retelling, episode, tale, reading matter, storyline, romance, parable, story, prosaicness, short story, fable, scenario, novel, allegory, yarn, saga
- It was worse than waiting for the next number of a serial story, because you're pretty certain when that will come, but we had no idea how long it would be before the Bottle Man wrote to us. - "Us and the Bottleman", Edith Ballinger Price.
- I had felt that the rushing mode of publication to which the system of serial stories had given rise, and by which small parts as they were written were sent hot to the press, was injurious to the work done. - "Autobiography of Anthony Trollope", Anthony Trollope.
- If considered dispassionately by adults, most of these are merely trashy, but quite possibly, and particularly in times like the present, the words of a song, or the incidents of a serial, may more readily give offence. - "Report of the Special Committee on Moral Delinquency in Children and Adolescents The Mazengarb Report (1954)", Oswald Chettle Mazengarb et al..