Rhyme

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Rhyme Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0


  • a piece of poetry
  • correspondence in the sounds of two or more lines (especially final sounds)
  • compose rhymes
  • be similar in sound, especially with respect to the last syllable; "hat and cat rhyme"

Definitions from Wiktionary


  • correspondence in the sounds of two or more lines (especially final sounds) ,
  • a piece of poetry

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Rhyme Meaning and Definition in Wikipedia


Rhyme means words that sound the same or similar in their endings. Poems and popular song lyrics often use rhyme. A simple poem can also be called a rhyme.

Many examples of rhyme are in folk songs, children's songs, and of course in nursery rhymes. Rhymes at the ends of the lines in a song or poem are normal:

The counting song

uses "internal rhymes," rhymes that fall within a single line instead of at the end of lines. In another children's poem,



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'Rhyme' example sentence in quotations


* A Haiku is just like a normal American poem except that it doesn't rhyme and it's totally stupid. - Trey and Matt Stone Parker


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Rhyme Sample Sentences in News


  • Children have great time learning lots of rhymes
    IT WAS rhyme time for parents and children who took part in a challenge at Shipley Library. Read more on this news related to 'Rhyme'
  • If There’s Sound Reason, It’s OK to Rhyme, but Don’t Push It
    I have by now visited just shy of 100 Vermont community libraries to talk about my chosen art, this in accord with the aim I announced on being installed in 2011 as the state’s poet laureate. If, in that span, there is one issue I have encountered more than any, it is the matter of rhyme in poetry. Read more on this news related to 'Rhyme'
  • Animal stories told in rhythm and rhyme in new book
    Sharon Whitecross promotes appreciation of animals as having their own thoughts and character traits (PRWeb January 27, 2015) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2015/TheGooseisLoose/prweb12476829.htm Read more on this news related to 'Rhyme'

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