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Definition of poetic adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    poetic

     adjective
    adjective
    NAmE//poʊˈɛt̮ɪk//
     
    (poetical
    NAmE//poʊˈɛt̮ɪkl//
     
    )
     
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  1. 1[only before noun] connected with poetry; being poetry poetic language Byron's Poetical Works
  2. 2(approving) like or suggesting poetry, especially because it shows imagination and deep feeling synonym lyrical There is a poetic quality to her playing.
NAmE//poʊˈɛt̮ɪkli//
 
adverb
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