free verse Definition 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

Definition of “free verse” - English Dictionary

"free verse" in American English

See all translations

free versenoun [U]

 /ˈfri ˈvɜrs/
literature a ​style of writing ​poems without ​regularrhythm or ​rhyme (= two or more words ​ending with the same ​sound)
(Definition of free verse from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

(Definition of free verse from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “free verse”
in Chinese (Simplified) 自由体诗(没有固定格律)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 自由體詩(沒有固定格律)…
What is the pronunciation of free verse?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
Just who is driving this thing?
Just who is driving this thing?
by ,
May 03, 2016
by Colin McIntosh Do you remember Herbie the Love Bug? Herbie was a 1963 Volkswagen Beetle car in a string of Walt Disney movies. In typical Disney anthropomorphic style, Herbie goes his own way, falls in love, cries, plays jokes, and generally has a mind of his own. While the new driverless cars, like those being

Read More 

Word of the Day


a very large ball of burning gas in space that is usually seen from the earth as a point of light in the sky at night

Word of the Day

trigger warning noun
trigger warning noun
May 02, 2016
a warning that a subject may trigger unpleasant emotions or memories This is not, I should stress, an argument that trigger warnings should become commonplace on campus.

Read More