prosily

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

prosy +‎ -ly

Adverb[edit]

prosily (comparative more prosily, superlative most prosily)

  1. In a prosy manner.
    • 1903, Richard Garnett, The Twilight of the Gods, and Other Tales[1]:
      By what magic could the young student escape the weary old professor, who was prosily proving Time merely a form of thought; a proposition of which, to judge by the little value he appeared to set on the subject of his discourse, he must himself have been fully persuaded?
    • 1916, Peggy Edmund & Harold W. Williams, compilers, Toaster's Handbook[2]:
      He was earnestly but prosily orating at the audience.