- a short, simple poem or song for very young children, as Hickory Dickory Dock.
Origin of nursery rhyme
Related Words for nursery rhymepoem, poetry, verse, cadence, rhythm, tune, song, beat, couplet, poesy, meter, harmony, measure, ode, doggerel, rune, alliteration, half-rhyme
Examples from the Web for nursery rhyme
Historical Examples of nursery rhyme
It is like the nursery-rhyme of the dog that was eventually 'purwailed on' to get over the stile.Sharps and Flats
John Nevil Maskelyne
We cannot but think, however, that in this delineation of two nursery-rhyme kings the artist has put a bit of himself.
“We are going to have a little paper with nursery-rhyme pictures all over it,” explained Juliet.The Indifference of Juliet
Grace S. Richmond
Who before suspected that the nursery-rhyme was written by Jack Horner himself?Popular Rhymes and Nursery Tales
David Goodger (firstname.lastname@example.org)
- a short traditional verse or song for children, such as Little Jack Horner