[ proh-zee ]
/ ˈproʊ zi /
adjective, pros·i·er, pros·i·est.
of the nature of or resembling prose.
prosaic; dull, tedious, wearisome, or commonplace.
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OTHER WORDS FROM prosypros·i·ly, adverbpros·i·ness, noun
Words nearby prosy
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Example sentences from the Web for prosiness
Prosiness is one of your weak points when left to your own promptings.The Island Queen|R.M. Ballantyne
British Dictionary definitions for prosiness
/ (ˈprəʊzɪ) /
adjective prosier or prosiest
of the nature of or similar to prose
dull, tedious, or long-winded
Derived forms of prosyprosily, adverbprosiness, noun
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