Definition of prosy in English:

prosy

Syllabification: pros·y
Pronunciation: /ˈprōzē
 
/

adjective (prosier, prosiest)

(Especially of speech or writing) showing no imagination; commonplace or dull.
More example sentences
  • Her character portraits are cold and bloodless, the larger vision is prosy and constipated, and her self-conscious literary tone has the musty odor of a vanity-press poetry journal.
  • Even so, better - perhaps - the fake-Scots of this bad-tempered poet's youth than the prosy dreariness of his maturity.
  • With publication, anecdotes became more polished, the characters less distinctive and stereotypical, the prevailing tone patronising and prosy.

Derivatives

prosily

adverb
More example sentences
  • But some actors declaim it with that incipient sob that used to be the sine qua non of the grand style, while others trundle along prosily.

prosiness

noun
More example sentences
  • And while language and the power of speech are the most consistent themes, the execution of the poems themselves - or at least of their translations - tends toward mere prosiness.
  • While many of his contemporaries took poetry toward prosiness, he cultivated what turned out to be a dazzling talent for rhyme.

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