a rhyme of but a single stressed syllable, as in disdain, complain.
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 masculine rhyme
First recorded in 1575–85
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British Dictionary definitions for masculine rhyme
prosody a rhyme between stressed monosyllables or between the final stressed syllables of polysyllabic wordsbook, cook; collect, direct Compare feminine rhyme
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