Variant of prose
- the ordinary form of written or spoken language, without rhyme or meter; speech or writing, sometimes, specif., nonfictional writing, that is not poetry
- dull, commonplace talk, expression, quality, etc.
Origin: Middle English from Middle French from Classical Latin prosa, for prorsa (oratio), direct (speech) from prorsus, forward, straight on from proversus, past participle of provertere, to turn forward: see pro- and amp; verse
- of or in prose
- dull; unimaginative; commonplace; prosaic
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