Translation of poetry in Spanish:

poetry

Pronunciation: /ˈpəʊətri; ˈpəʊɪtri/

noun/nombre

uncountable/no numerable
  • 1.1 (poems) poesía (feminine); (before noun/delante del nombre) [book] de poesía(s) or poemas poetry reading recital (masculine) de poesía
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    • Drama, literature, and poetry all work out ideas of standards of behaviour and their consequences.
    • Because he did not have any formal education in art, his aesthetic ideas derived from poetry and literature.
    • I was brought up with the idea that poetry should rhyme; shape poems and the like were unheard of.
    1.2 (beauty) [literary/literario] poesía (feminine) [literary/literario] she was poetry in motion era pura poesía
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    • To some it's as mundane as plumbing, but to me the connection of A to B is pure poetry.

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