vers libre

[ vair -lee-bruh; French ver -lee-bruh ]
/ ˌvɛər ˈli brə; French vɛr ˈli brə /

noun

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Origin of vers libre

Borrowed into English from French around 1915–20
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British Dictionary definitions for vers libre

vers libre
/ French (vɛr librə) /

noun

(in French poetry) another term for free verse
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