Pronunciation: (pō-et'ik),[key] —adj.Also,po•et'i•cal. 1. possessing the qualities or charm of poetry: poetic descriptions of nature. 2. of or pertaining to a poet or poets.
3. characteristic of or befitting a poet: poetic feeling; poetic insight. 4. endowed with the faculty or feeling of a poet: a poetic eulogist. 5. having or showing the sensibility of a poet: a poetic lover. 6. of or pertaining to poetry: poetic literature. 7. of the nature of or resembling poetry: a poetic composition; poetic drama; poetic imagination. 8. celebrated in poetry, as a place.
9. providing a subject for poetry.
10. of or pertaining to literature in verse form.