from The Century Dictionary.
- noun Dullness or tediousness in speech or writing.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun Writing prose; speaking or writing in a tedious or prosy manner.
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- adjective Writing
prose; speaking or writing in a tediousor prosymanner.
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You want to hear about her; maybe you would find it kind of prosing; but there, the afternoon sun _is_ pretty hot, and the haymakers out there in the meadows have got a hard time of it.
I divided my days between working really-hard at my Russian, going for walks or rides with Valla and Sara or East, prosing with the Count in the evenings playing cards with the family they have a form of whist called "biritsch" which has caught on in England this last few years, and we played that most evenings - and generally taking life easy.
It was all one to me if they decided on arquebuses; after a month spent listening to them prosing about jamming ramrods, and getting oil on my trousers, I found myself sharing the view of old General Scarlett, who once told me:
The rest of his time he spent in talk, and since I was a new listener I had to endure a good deal of his prosing in those first weeks.
"My - dear - Count!" says I, astonished, and everyone stopped talking; the Queen looked pop-eyed, and even Albert left off prosing to the noble corpse beside him.
Any gang of politicos is like the eighth circle of Hell, but the American breed is specially awful because they take it seriously and believe it matters; wherever you went, to dinner or an excursion or to pay a call, or even take a stroll, you were deafened with their infernal prosing-I daren't go to the privy without making sure some seedy heeler wasn't lying in wait to get me to join a caucus.
What a disappointment to find you prosing on seals.micdeniroQuote
Is it too much to remember that when prosing in public?
And also efforts to identify the perpetrators, but I wouldn't be prosing to go into any detail on that.
If she were to be submitted to my tuition, it would take me half a century to undo what old squaretoes and his prim wife have been prosing into her, to give her a fashionable manner, or becoming nonchalance.