how to pronounce poetic


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The above transcription of poetic is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association. You can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

poetic is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of poetic in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… and he you know wax poetic about all the …”

meanings of poetic


  1. Characteristic of poets; romantic, imaginative, etc.
  2. Connecting to the soul of the beholder.
  3. Relating to poetry.

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