Definition of blank verse noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


blank verse

BrE BrE//ˌblæŋk ˈvɜːs//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌblæŋk ˈvɜːrs//
[uncountable] (specialist) Poetry
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poetry that has a regular rhythm, usually with ten syllables and five stresses in each line, but which does not rhyme compare free verse See related entries: Poetry
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: blank verse