Simple Definition of prosody
: the rhythm and pattern of sounds of poetry and language
Full Definition of prosody
1 : the study of versification; especially : the systematic study of metrical structure
2 : a particular system, theory, or style of versification
3 : the rhythmic and intonational aspect of language
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