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]


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