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po·et·ic

 (pō-ĕt′ĭk)
adj.
1. Of or relating to poetry: poetic works.
2. Having a quality or style characteristic of poetry: poetic diction.
3. Suitable as a subject for poetry: a poetic romance.
4. Of, relating to, or befitting a poet: poetic insight.
5. Characterized by romantic imagery: "Turner's vision of the rainbow ... was poetic, and he knew it" (Lawrence Gowing).
n.
The theory or practice of writing poetry; poetics.

[Latin poēticus, from Greek poiētikos, inventive, from poiein, to make; see kwei- in Indo-European roots.]

poetic

(pəʊˈɛtɪk) or

poetical

adj
1. (Poetry) of or relating to poetry
2. (Poetry) characteristic of poetry, as in being elevated, sublime, etc
3. (Poetry) characteristic of a poet
4. (Literary & Literary Critical Terms) recounted in verse
poˈetically adv

po•et•ic

(poʊˈɛt ɪk)

adj. Also, po•et′i•cal.
1. of the nature of or resembling poetry; possessing the qualities of poems.
2. pertaining to, characteristic of, or befitting a poet or poetry.
3. having or showing the sensibility of a poet.
4. of or pertaining to literature in verse form.
n.
[1520–30; < Latin < Greek]
po•et′i•cal•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.poetic - of or relating to poetry; "poetic works"; "a poetic romance"
2.poetic - characterized by romantic imagery; "Turner's vision of the rainbow...was poetic"
figurative, nonliteral - (used of the meanings of words or text) not literal; using figures of speech; "figurative language"
3.poetic - of or relating to poets; "poetic insight"
4.poetic - characteristic of or befitting poetry; "poetic diction"
rhetorical - given to rhetoric, emphasizing style at the expense of thought; "mere rhetorical frippery"

poetic

adjective
1. figurative, creative, lyric, symbolic, lyrical, rhythmic, rhythmical, songlike Heidegger's interest in the poetic, evocative uses of language
2. lyrical, lyric, rhythmic, elegiac, rhythmical, metrical There's a very rich poetic tradition in Gaelic.

poetic

adjective
Of, relating to, or having the characteristics of poetry:
Translations
شِعْري
básnický
digterisk
pjesničkipoetski
költõi
skáldlegur, ljóîrænn
básnický
pesniški
şiirsel

poetic

[pəʊˈetɪk]
A. ADJpoético
B. CPD poetic justice Njusticia f divina
poetic licence, poetic license (US) Nlicencia f poética

poetic

[pəʊˈɛtɪk] adj
[work, tradition, language] → poétique
(= beautiful) → poétiquepoet laureate [ˌpəʊɪtˈlɒriət] npoète m lauréat poète nommé par la couronne britannique, dont le rôle est de composer des vers pour les grands événements officiels

poetic

adjpoetisch; talent, ability alsodichterisch; place, charmstimmungsvoll, malerisch; poetic beauty (visual) → malerische Schönheit; (of thought, scene in play etc)poetische Schönheit; he’s not at all poeticer hat überhaupt keinen Sinn für Poesie; he became poeticer wurde poetisch or lyrisch

poetic

[pəʊˈɛtɪk] adjpoetico/a

poet

(ˈpouit) feminine ˈpoet ~ˈpoetess noun
a person who writes poems.
poetic (pouˈetik) adjective
of, like, or suitable for, a poem. a poetic expression.
poˈetically adverb
ˈpoetry noun
1. poems in general. He writes poetry.
2. the art of composing poems. Poetry comes naturally to some people.