of the nature of or resembling prose.
prosaic; dull, tedious, wearisome, or commonplace.
- pros·i·ly, adverb
- pros·i·ness, noun
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How to use prosy in a sentence
Whatever the reason was that Sally was quite glad at the appearance of Dr. prosy, there could be no doubt about the fact.
And shortly afterwards: "I suppose prosy has a right to his private affairs, as much as I have to mine."
She got implicated in the friend's last dying splash, while prosy got nearly scot-free.
It was quite true, as Sally had surmised, that poor prosy had been entangled in the meshes of his Octopus.
Sir Dioscorides Gayler's a cousin of his, you know, and would pass on his practice to prosy on easy terms.
British Dictionary definitions for prosy
of the nature of or similar to prose
dull, tedious, or long-winded
- prosily, adverb
- prosiness, noun
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