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Poetry Definition

Exhibiting the good qualities of poetry.


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Standard Definition

[adj] characterized by romantic imagery; "Turner's vision of the rainbow...was poetic"
[adj] characteristic of or befitting poetry; "poetic diction"
[adj] of or relating to poetry; "poetic works"; "a poetic romance"
[adj] of or relating to poets; "poetic insight"


figurative - (4 syllables), nonliteral - (4 syllables), poetical - (4 syllables), poetical - (4 syllables), rhetorical - (4 syllables)

Misc. Definitions

\Po*et"ic\, Poetical \Po*et"ic*al\, a. [L. po["e]ticus, Gr. ?: cf. F. po['e]tiquee.]
1. Of or pertaining to poetry; suitable for poetry, or for writing poetry; as, poetic talent, theme, work, sentiments. --Shak.
2. Expressed in metrical form; exhibiting the imaginative or the rhythmical quality of poetry; as, a poetical composition; poetical prose. {Poetic license}. See {License}, n., 4.