pros·​er ˈprō-zər How to pronounce proser (audio)
: a writer of prose
: one who talks or writes tediously

Word History

First Known Use

circa 1614, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of proser was circa 1614

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“Proser.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 12 Jul. 2024.

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