prosy

Part of speech: adjective

Tiresome; dull.

Share it on:

Usage examples "prosy":

  1. But then Sally had a rare faculty for enjoying herself, and she was perfectly contented with only one admirer to torment, though he was only old Prosy, as she called him, but not to his face. - "Somehow Good", William de Morgan.
  2. Don't you think, if you've had enough of my prosy yarning, that we'd better make a start?" - "A Little Bush Maid", Mary Grant Bruce.
  3. " Tell me first," said Louisa, in her most prosy, most matter of fact tone of voice, " all that is known about your uncle Arthur." - "The Heart of a Woman", Emmuska Orczy, Baroness Orczy.