Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Matter-of-fact and dry; prosaic.
  • adjective Dull; commonplace.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Like prose; prosaic; hence, dull; tedious; tiresome.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Of or pertaining to prose; like prose.
  • adjective Dull and tedious in discourse or writing; prosaic.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Unpoetic (of speech or writing); dull and unimaginative.
  • adjective Behaving in a dull way (of a person); boring, tedious.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective lacking wit or imagination

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[From prose.]

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From prose +‎ -y.

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