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antipoetic

[ an-tee-poh-et-ik, an-tahy- ]
/ ˌæn ti poʊˈɛt ɪk, ˌæn taɪ- /
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adjective

of or relating to elements or techniques used in a poem not conventionally thought to be suitable or traditional.

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Origin of antipoetic

First recorded in 1840–50; anti- + poetic
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