Verse dealing with topics provided by polite society in a light, witty style.
More example sentences
- And here's a couple of pounds of vers de société that I got at a rate from the clever magazines.
- The Lovemakers is a kind of vers de société taken to the level of high art.
- It is not altogether apparent what one is to make of this - should light verse be vers de société?
French, literally 'verse of society'.