from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Spoken aloud, especially in performance: spoken-word poetry.
- adj. Performing or involving a performance of the spoken word: "Whenever [a newspaper] covers the poetry world, you can bet you will find spoken-word and street poets railing against the prudishness of the 'academic poets'” ( Maureen McLane).
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