prosy

adjective \ ˈprō-zē \
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of prosy

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

prosily

play \ˈprō-zə-lē\ adverb

prosiness

play \ˈprō-zē-nəs\ noun

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