A rhyme is when the ending sounds of two words sound alike — like "mouse" and "house" or "complain" and "sustain." If you have a knack for rhyme, you might have a bright future as a poet.
“True wit is nature to advantage dress'd; / What oft was thought, but ne'er so well express'd”: lines of rhyme written by English poet Alexander Pope. The way “dress’d” and “express’d” sound, that’s rhyme. Rhyme shares the same Latin root as rhythm, and poetry that rhymes does have a rhythm to it, like in a song. Rhyme is a noun for similar sounds or a poem that uses rhyme, and it’s also a verb, like saying, “What rhymes with orange?”
n correspondence in the sounds of two or more lines (especially final sounds)
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a rhyme between words in the same line
alliteration, beginning rhyme, head rhyme, initial rhyme
use of the same consonant at the beginning of each stressed syllable in a line of verse
assonance, vowel rhyme
the repetition of similar vowels in the stressed syllables of successive words
consonance, consonant rhyme
the repetition of consonants (or consonant patterns) especially at the ends of words
a two-syllable rhyme
an imperfect rhyme (e.g., `love' and `move')
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the form or metrical composition of a poem
n a piece of poetry
a witty satiric verse containing two rhymed couplets and mentioning a famous person
doggerel, doggerel verse, jingle
a comic verse of irregular measure
a humorous verse form of 5 anapestic lines with a rhyme scheme aabba