- of the nature of or resembling prose.
- prosaic; dull, tedious, wearisome, or commonplace.
Origin of prosy
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Examples from the Web for prosy
In all probability, too, Hans was then about two years old, and "Prosy" a year or two older.Holbein
Fancy Prosy being in love with anybody, or anybody being in love with Prosy!
Prosy showed tact—I must say that for Prosy—distinctly tact.
She would get Prosy by himself, and make him tell her all about it.
Sally was reserved about details, but clear about the outcome of her expedition with Prosy.
- of the nature of or similar to prose
- dull, tedious, or long-winded
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Word Origin and History for prosy
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