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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Noun- A writer of a language intended primarily to give information, relate events, or communicate ideas or opinions.

Usage examples (7)
  • I warned you that I had been told of his being somewhat of a 'prosateur' at his Club.
  • We do not even possess any equivalent of the French "prosateur," though I see no reason why "prosator" should not be used.
  • More than one “prosateur” has affected to despise poetry; in reference to which propensity, we may call to mind the bon-mot of Montaigne: “We cannot attain to poetry;...
  • Mallarmé called him, 'le prosateur ouvragé par excellence de ce temps.' for more
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