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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

  • Column 8: Dilemma over a rhyme
    "I've solved one rhyme, but created another dilemma," confesses Conrad Mill, of Parkes, and with his contribution we are going to pull the plug on our non-rhyming words discussion (at least for the time being) ... Read more on this news related to 'Rhyme'
  • Mum turns rhymes she wrote about her baby into slogan clothing company
    Personalised clothing business Read My Rhyme to feature at ECHO Arena's UK Baby and Toddler Show Read more on this news related to 'Rhyme'
  • Marv Levy’s new book “IT’S TIME FOR A RHYME” is a creatively crafted and rhythmically illustrated journey into the art ...
    New book “IT’S TIME FOR A RHYME” from Page Publishing author Marv Levy is a unique twist to classic poetry. The book of poetry flows melodically and keeps the reader captivated with its rhythmic beats. (PRWeb March 05, 2015) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2015/03/prweb12553604.htm Read more on this news related to 'Rhyme'

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