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noun. ['ˈproʊz'] ordinary writing as distinguished from verse.
- stream of consciousness
- literary genre
- prose poem
- nonfictional prose
- writing style
- interior monologue
- polyphonic prose
Rhymes with Prose
How do you pronounce prose?
Pronounce prose as proʊz.
US - How to pronounce prose in American English
UK - How to pronounce prose in British English
Sentences with prose
1. Noun, singular or mass
To determine whether your prose is stilted, read your sentence aloud to yourself, then to someone else.
2. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Write active, lively prose that avoids passive verbs like "to be."
Both the novel and the short story fall in the same category of prose writing -- narrative writing.
4. Verb, base form
Did it have a dramatic impact, or was it more like poetry or prose?
Quotes about prose
1. Always be a poet, even in prose.
- Charles Baudelaire
2. I'm happy to be a writer - of prose, poetry, every kind of writing. Every person in the world who isn't a recluse, hermit or mute uses words. I know of no other art form that we always use.
- Maya Angelou
3. Exercises are like prose, whereas yoga is the poetry of movements. Once you understand the grammar of yoga; you can write your poetry of movements.
- Amit Ray, Yoga and Vipassana: An Integrated Life Style
noun. ['ˈproʊz'] matter of fact, commonplace, or dull expression.