- 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.
No, Prosy dear, I shall call you Prosy, whatever the consequences may be.
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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