[ slant-rahym ]
/ ˈslænt ˌraɪm /
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rhyme in which either the vowels or the consonants of stressed syllables are identical, as in eyes, light; years, yours.
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Also called half rhyme [haf-rahym], /ˈhæf ˌraɪm/, im·per·fect rhyme [im-pur-fikt rahym], /ˈɪmˌpɜr fɪkt ˌraɪm/, near rhyme [neer-rahym], /ˈnɪər ˌraɪm/, o·blique rhyme [oh-bleek-rahym, uh-bleek], /oʊˈblik ˌraɪm, əˈblik/, off rhyme [awf-rahym, of] /ˈɔf ˌraɪm, ɒf/ .
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British Dictionary definitions for slant rhyme
prosody another term for half-rhyme
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