Definition of poetic in English Dictionary

  • AdjectiveCOMmore poeticSUPmost poeticSUF-etic
    1. Relating to poetry.
      1. Some poems, echoing the purpose of early poetic treatises on scientific principles, attempt to elucidate the mathematical concepts that underlie prime numbers. Others play with primes’ cultural associations. Still others derive their structure from mathematical patterns involving primes.
    2. Characteristic of poets.
      1. Description of persons, objects, or ideas that connect to the soul of the beholder.
      2. More Examples
        1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
          • If there’s any sense of justice, relevance, even poetic stagemanship at work, New Orleans should emerge hands down as the site for the debate that will be dedicated to the nation’s domestic problems.
          • In recovering the pointedly Spinozist impulse, the deeper critical motivation behind Heine's seemingly lighthanded poetic playfulness comes to the fore.
          • And with poetic trappings grace thy prose, / Till it outmantle all the pride of verse. — Cowper.
      • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
        1. Adjectives
        Related Links:
        1. en poetical
        2. en poetick
        3. en poetics
        4. en poeticule
        5. en poeticism
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        Meaning of poetic for the defined word.

        Grammatically, this word "poetic" is an adjective.
        Difficultness: Level 2
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        Definiteness: Level 5
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