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prosy

play
adjective \ˈprō-zē\

Definition of prosy

prosier

prosiest

  1. :  lacking in qualities that seize the attention or strike the imagination :  commonplace; especially :  tediously dull in speech or manner

prosily

play \-zə-lē\ adverb

prosiness

play \-zē-nəs\ noun


Origin and Etymology of prosy

1prose


First Known Use: 1814


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