Prosier
Prosy Pros"y, a. [Compar. {Prosier}; superl. {Prosiest}.] [1913 Webster] 1. Of or pertaining to prose; like prose. [1913 Webster]

2. Dull and tedious in discourse or writing; prosaic. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • prosier — (prô zié) s. m. Livre d église qui contient les proses …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • prosier — pros·y || prəʊzɪ adj. dull, unimaginative; boring, tedious; prosaic, resembling prose …   English contemporary dictionary

  • prosier — comparative of prosy …   Useful english dictionary

  • Prosiest — Prosy Pros y, a. [Compar. {Prosier}; superl. {Prosiest}.] [1913 Webster] 1. Of or pertaining to prose; like prose. [1913 Webster] 2. Dull and tedious in discourse or writing; prosaic. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Prosy — Pros y, a. [Compar. {Prosier}; superl. {Prosiest}.] [1913 Webster] 1. Of or pertaining to prose; like prose. [1913 Webster] 2. Dull and tedious in discourse or writing; prosaic. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • prosy — adjective (prosier; est) Etymology: 1prose Date: 1814 lacking in qualities that seize the attention or strike the imagination ; commonplace; especially tediously dull in speech or manner • prosily adverb • prosiness noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • prosy — prosily, adv. prosiness, n. /proh zee/, adj., prosier, prosiest. 1. of the nature of or resembling prose. 2. prosaic; dull, tedious, wearisome, or commonplace. [1805 15; PROSE + Y1] * * * …   Universalium

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  • prosy — /ˈproʊzi/ (say prohzee) adjective (prosier, prosiest) 1. of the nature of or resembling prose. 2. prosaic; commonplace, dull, or wearisome: *Anyhow, you know what it is to be true, yet not dull and prosy. –henry handel richardson, 1910. {pros(e)… …   Australian English dictionary

  • prosy — [prō′zē] adj. prosier, prosiest prosaic; commonplace, dull, uninteresting, etc. prosily adv. prosiness n …   English World dictionary

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