poetic

[ poh-et-ik ]
/ poʊˈɛt ɪk /

adjective Also po·et·i·cal.

noun

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Origin of poetic

1520–30; < Latin poēticus < Greek poiētikós. See poet, -ic

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British Dictionary definitions for poetic

poetic

poetical

/ (pəʊˈɛtɪk) /

adjective

of or relating to poetry
characteristic of poetry, as in being elevated, sublime, etc
characteristic of a poet
recounted in verse

Derived forms of poetic

poetically, adverb
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