- Examples of usage:
- I do not want to fall into the popular fallacy that prose and poetry each have their own field strictly preserved for prose is not always prosy nor poetry always poetic prose may contain poetry poetry cannot contain prose just as some gentlemen are bounders but no bounders are gentlemen - "A Novelist on Novels" by W. L. George
- You must bear with me if I am prosy for a time - "Princess Maritza" by Percy Brebner
- You're as prosy as an old woman said Tom Long impatiently - "Middy and Ensign" by G. Manville Fenn
Word of the day
- homogeneity, plainness, simpleness.