poetic license definition

  • noun:
    • The liberty taken by an artist or a writer in deviating from conventional form or fact to achieve a desired result.
    • Alternative spelling of poetic licence.
    • permit employed by a writer or musician to heighten the consequence of these work
  • adjective:
    • See License, n., 4.

Related Sources

  • Definition for "poetic license"
    • The liberty taken by an artist or a…
    • View More
  • Sentence for "poetic license"
  • Hypernym for "poetic license"
  • Urban Dictionary for "poetic license"
    • The right that an artist (occasionally…
    • View More
66 votes

How would you define poetic license?

All the definitions on AZdictionary were written by people just like you. Now's your chance to add your own!