Definition of prosaist in English:

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prosaist

Pronunciation: /ˈprəʊzeɪɪst/

noun

1A person who writes in prose.
2A prosaic person.

Derivatives

prosaism

noun
Example sentences
  • The lyrics are replete with repetition, prosaism, and smugness.
  • When the band relaxes into a wider, 4/4 time channel, they often succumb to prosaism.

Origin

Early 19th century: from French prosaïste, from Latin prosa 'straightforward (discourse)' (see prose).

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