Prosily
Prosily \Pros"i*ly\, adv. In a prosy manner. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • prosily — adverb in a prosy manner somewhat prosily and repetitively expounded • Derived from adjective: ↑prosy …   Useful english dictionary

  • prosily — adverb see prosy …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • prosily — See prosy. * * * …   Universalium

  • prosily — pros·i·ly …   English syllables

  • 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

  • Prosingly — Pros ing*ly, adv. Prosily. [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

  • prosiness — See prosily. * * * …   Universalium

  • prosy — [ prəʊzi] adjective (of speech or writing) showing no imagination; commonplace or dull. Derivatives prosily adverb prosiness noun …   English new terms dictionary

  • prosy — adjective a prosy style of writing or speech is boring and shows no imagination prosily adverb prosiness noun (U) …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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