poetic

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adjective po·et·ic \pō-ˈe-tik\

Definition of poetic

  1. 1a :  of, relating to, or characteristic of poets or poetryb :  given to writing poetry

  2. 2 :  written in verse

  3. 3 :  having or expressing the qualities of poetry (as though aesthetic or emotional impact) <her poetic beauty>

Examples of poetic in a sentence

  1. <your description of the sun setting over the Grand Canyon was a particularly poetic piece of writing>

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POETIC Defined for English Language Learners

poetic

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adjective po·et·ic \pō-ˈe-tik\

Definition of poetic for English Language Learners

  • : of, relating to, or characteristic of poets or poetry

  • : having a beautiful or graceful quality


POETIC Defined for Kids

poetic

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adjective po·et·ic \pō-ˈe-tik\
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poetical

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Definition of poetic for Students

  1. :  of, relating to, or like that of poets or poetry <poetic words>



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