- Fancifully depicted or embellished; idealized.
- po·et′i·cal·ness, po·et′i·cal′i·ty
(comparative more poetical, superlative most poetical)
- of or pertaining to poetry, suitable for poetry, or for writing poetry.
- expressed in metrical form; exhibiting the imaginative or the rhythmical quality of poetry.
Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster's Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.