imperfect rhyme

imperfect rhyme
a) near rhyme

Wikipedia foundation.

Игры ⚽ Поможем решить контрольную работу

Look at other dictionaries:

  • imperfect rhyme — Pros. See slant rhyme. * * * …   Universalium

  • imperfect rhyme — noun a rhyme that only partly satisfies the usual criteria (e.g. love and move) …   English new terms dictionary

  • imperfect rhyme — Pros. See slant rhyme …   Useful english dictionary

  • imperfect — adj. & n. adj. 1 not fully formed or done; faulty, incomplete. 2 Gram. (of a tense) denoting a (usu. past) action in progress but not completed at the time in question (e.g. they were singing). 3 Mus. (of a cadence) ending on the dominant chord.… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Rhyme — A rhyme is a repetition of similar sounds in two or more words and is most often used in poetry and songs. The word rhyme may also refer to a short poem, such as a rhyming couplet or other brief rhyming poem such as nursery rhymes. Contents 1… …   Wikipedia

  • eye rhyme — noun an imperfect rhyme (e.g., love and move ) • Hypernyms: ↑rhyme, ↑rime * * * noun : an imperfect rhyme that appears to have identical vowel sounds from similarity of spelling (as move and love or bough and …   Useful english dictionary

  • Half rhyme — or slant rhyme, sometimes called sprung, near rhyme, oblique rhyme, off rhyme or imperfect rhyme, is consonance on the final consonants of the words involved (e.g. ill with shell). Many half/slant rhymes are also eye rhymes. Half/slant rhyme is… …   Wikipedia

  • slant rhyme — Pros. rhyme in which either the vowels or the consonants of stressed syllables are identical, as in eyes, light; years, yours. Also called half rhyme, imperfect rhyme, near rhyme. * * * …   Universalium

  • slant rhyme — Pros. rhyme in which either the vowels or the consonants of stressed syllables are identical, as in eyes, light; years, yours. Also called half rhyme, imperfect rhyme, near rhyme …   Useful english dictionary

  • eye rhyme — n. similarity in the spelling, rather than the pronunciation, of the ends of words or lines of verse (Ex.: lone, none; though, cough) * * * ▪ linguistics       in poetry, an imperfect rhyme in which two words are spelled similarly but pronounced… …   Universalium

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”