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prosy

Saltos de línea: prosy
Pronunciación: /ˈprəʊzi
 
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Definición de prosy en inglés:

adjetivo (prosier, prosiest)

(Especially of speech or writing) showing no imagination; commonplace or dull: he junked most of the prosy script his handlers had written for him
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • 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.

Derivados

prosily

1
adverbio
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

2
sustantivo
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.

Words that rhyme with prosy

cosy (US cozy), dozy, Josie, mafiosi, mosey, nosy, posey, posy, Rosie, rosy

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Palabra del día terpsichorean
Pronunciación: ˌtəːpsɪkəˈriːən
adjective
relating to dancing