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Verse composed of variable, usually unrhymed lines having no fixed metrical pattern.
[Translation of French vers libre : vers, verse + libre, free.]
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(Poetry) unrhymed verse without a metrical pattern
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verse with no fixed metrical pattern.
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free verse- Poetry that does not rhyme or have a regular meter.
See also related terms for poetry.
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Verse that is unrhymed and follows no strict metrical pattern, cadence often providing form.
Dictionary of Unfamiliar Words by Diagram Group Copyright © 2008 by Diagram Visual Information Limited
free versen → verso libero
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