Does Anything Rhyme With “Orange”?The rumor that orange doesn't rhyme with any other word is (unfortunately?) incorrect.
This American Children’s Rhyme Isn’t So American After All . . .Remember eeny, meeny, miney, moe? A group of kids get together to play a game of Tag. Or, maybe they’re in the middle of a kickball game and the ball’s flown over into nasty Mr. Hunchguts’ yard. In both scenarios, who is it? Which of the rosy-faced children will be designated the chaser in Tag, or the (gulp) fetcher of the kickball from haunted Hunchguts’ …
Origin of eye rhyme
First recorded in 1870–75
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British Dictionary definitions for eye rhyme
a rhyme involving words that are similar in spelling but not in sound, such as stone and none
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