blank verse Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary Cambridge dictionaries logo
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Meaning of “blank verse” in the English Dictionary

(Definition of blank verse from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"blank verse" in American English

See all translations

blank versenoun [U]

 us   /ˈblæŋk ˈvɜrs/
literature a style of writing poems without using rhyme (= words that end with the same sound)
(Definition of blank verse from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “blank verse”
in Chinese (Simplified) 无韵诗,素体诗…
in Chinese (Traditional) 無韻詩,素體詩…
What is the pronunciation of blank verse?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
That’s fantastic! (Words meaning ‘very good’)
That’s fantastic! (Words meaning ‘very good’)
by ,
May 18, 2016
by Kate Woodford We all need words and phrases for saying that things are good or great – that we find them nice or very nice. This post aims to give you more ways to say that you like, or really like, something. Starting with a very frequent adjective; lovely is used a lot in UK English

Read More 

Word of the Day

parasol

a type of sunshade (= round frame covered in cloth on a stick) carried especially by women in the past, to give protection from the sun

Word of the Day

convo noun
convo noun
May 23, 2016
informal a conversation The convo around concussions mostly focuses on guys who play football, but Chastain thinks that this whole thing could be a headache for women too.

Read More