perfect rhyme


noun

rhyme of two words spelled or pronounced identically but differing in meaning, as rain, reign; rich rhyme.

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British Dictionary definitions for perfect rhyme

perfect rhyme

noun

Also called: full rhyme rhyme between words in which the stressed vowels and any succeeding consonants are identical although the consonants preceding the stressed vowels may be different, as between part/hart or believe/conceive
a rhyme between two words that are pronounced the same although differing in meaning, as in bough/bow
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