Definition of imagism noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈɪmɪdʒɪzəm//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈɪmɪdʒɪzəm//
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a style in early 20th century British and American poetry which made use of clear images (= ideas or things meant to represent something else) in order to express meaning
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: imagism