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adj. pros·i·er, pros·i·est
1. Matter-of-fact and dry; prosaic.
2. Dull; commonplace.

[From prose.]

pros′i·ly adv.
pros′i·ness n.


adj, prosier or prosiest
1. of the nature of or similar to prose
2. dull, tedious, or long-winded
ˈprosily adv
ˈprosiness n


(ˈproʊ zi)

adj. pros•i•er, pros•i•est.
1. of the nature of or resembling prose.
2. prosaic; dull or commonplace.
pros′i•ly, adv.
pros′i•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.prosy - lacking wit or imagination; "a pedestrian movie plot"
uninteresting - arousing no interest or attention or curiosity or excitement; "a very uninteresting account of her trip"


[ˈprəʊzɪ] ADJ (prosier (compar) (prosiest (superl))) → prosaico, aburrido, monótono


adj (+er) (= boring)redselig; (= over-literary)schwülstig
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For then, an inclined plane of unfortunate infants would be handed over to the prosiest and worst of all the teachers with good intentions, whom nobody older would endure.
In the same paragraph in which Braddon's narrator explains that Isabel consumes "the highest blossoms in the flower-garden of fiction," which provide her with "heroes [who] were impalpable tyrants, and ruled her life," we are told that "Sigismund wrote romantic fictions by wholesale, and yet was as unromantic as the prosiest butcher who ever entered a cattle-market.
incantations with passages of the prosiest of prose" ("Mr.