freeversifier

free verse

noun Prosody.
verse that does not follow a fixed metrical pattern.

Origin:
1905–10

free-versifier [free-vur-suh-fahy-er] , noun
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unrhymed verse without a metrical pattern

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free verse definition


Verse without regular meter or rhyme. Leaves of Grass, by Walt Whitman, is written almost entirely in free verse.

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