What does the word prosody mean?

    Part of speech: noun

  • The science of poetical forms.

  • Part of speech: noun

  • Prosodist.

Usage examples for prosody

  1. These remarks are appreciated when we consider the comparative characters of the classical and the English prosody. – The English Language by Robert Gordon Latham
  2. Prosody treats of the manner of speaking and reading and the different kinds of verse. – How to Speak and Write Correctly by Joseph Devlin
  3. Grammar is divided into four parts; namely, Orthography, Etymology, Syntax, and Prosody. – The Grammar of English Grammars by Goold Brown