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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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