prose poem


noun

a composition written as prose but having the concentrated, rhythmic, figurative language characteristic of poetry.

Nearby words

  1. proscribe,
  2. proscription,
  3. proscriptive,
  4. prose,
  5. prose edda,
  6. prosecco,
  7. prosecretin,
  8. prosect,
  9. prosector,
  10. prosectorial

Origin of prose poem

First recorded in 1835–45

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British Dictionary definitions for prose poem

prose poem

noun

a prose composition characterized by a poetic style
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