rime riche

[ reem-reesh ]

noun,plural rimes riches [reem-reesh]. /ˈrim ˈriʃ/. Prosody.
  1. rhyme created by the use of two different words, or groups of words, of which both the stressed syllables and any following syllables are identical, as in lighted, delighted.

Origin of rime riche

1900–05; <French: literally, rich rhyme

Words Nearby rime riche

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How to use rime riche in a sentence

  • But not now of entire words, as in the rime riche of the French, where livre (book) rhymes with livre (pound).

    The Revival of Irish Literature | Charles Gavan Duffy

British Dictionary definitions for rime riche

rime riche

/ (ˈriːm ˈriːʃ) /

nounplural rimes riches (ˈriːmˈriːʃ)
  1. rhyme between words or syllables that are identical in sound, as in command/demand, pair/pear

Origin of rime riche

French, literally: rich rhyme

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