Definition of vers libre in English:

vers libre

Syllabification: vers li·bre
Pronunciation: /ˌver ˈlēbrə


  • another term for free verse.
    More example sentences
    • Could one do a long Imagiste poem, or even a long poem in vers libre?
    • Second, oddly enough, this argument doesn't prove that traditional, formal verse is better than vers libre.
    • So their work was an important stage in the move toward vers libre in Italy.


French, literally 'free verse'.

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