Poetic Definition

Of or relating to poetry.
Poetic works.
American Heritage
Of, characteristic of, like, or fit for a poet or poetry.
Webster's New World
Skilled in or fond of poetry.
Webster's New World
Written in verse.
Webster's New World
Of, relating to, or befitting a poet.
Poetic insight.
American Heritage
The theory or practice of writing poetry; poetics.
American Heritage
Webster's New World

Origin of Poetic

  • Latin poēticus from Greek poiētikos inventive from poiein to make kwei-2 in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Latin poeticus, from Ancient Greek ποιητικός (poiÄ“tikos) from ποιέω (poieō, “make")

    From Wiktionary

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