[ boo-ree-meyz, French boo-ree-mey ]

plural nounProsody.
  1. words or word endings forming a set of rhymes to be used in a given order in the writing of verses.

  2. verses using such a set of rhymes.

Origin of bouts-rimés

1705–15; <French, equivalent to bouts ends (see butt2) + rimés rhymed (see rhyme)

Words Nearby bouts-rimés Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023