HyperDic: poetic

English > 4 senses of the word poetic:
ADJECTIVEpertpoetic, poeticalof or relating to poetry
allpoeticcharacterized by romantic imagery
pertpoeticof or relating to poets
allpoetic, poeticalcharacteristic of or befitting poetry
poetic > pronunciation
Soundspoweh'tihk
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English > poetic: 4 senses > adjective 1, pert
MeaningOf or relating to poetry.
Examples
  • "poetic works"
  • "a poetic romance"
Synonympoetical
Spanishpoético
Catalanpoètic
Nounspoetryliterature in metrical form
poetryany communication resembling poetry in beauty or the evocation of feeling
Adverbspoeticallyin a poetic manner
English > poetic: 4 senses > adjective 2
MeaningCharacterized by romantic imagery.
Example"Turner's vision of the rainbow...was poetic"
Broaderfigurative, nonliteral(used of the meanings of words or text) not literal
Spanishpoético
Nounspoetryany communication resembling poetry in beauty or the evocation of feeling
English > poetic: 4 senses > adjective 3, pert
MeaningOf or relating to poets.
Example"poetic insight"
Spanishpoético
Nounspoeta writer of poems (the term is usually reserved for writers of good poetry)
English > poetic: 4 senses > adjective 4
Meaningcharacteristic of or befitting poetry.
Example"poetic diction"
Synonympoetical
BroaderrhetoricalGiven to rhetoric, emphasizing style at the expense of thought
Spanishpoético
Nounspoetryany communication resembling poetry in beauty or the evocation of feeling

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