rime riche

[reem reesh]

noun, plural rimes riches [reem reesh] /ˈrim ˈriʃ/. Prosody.

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.

Nearby words

  1. rima vestibuli,
  2. rimaye,
  3. rimbaud,
  4. rimbaud, arthur,
  5. rime,
  6. rime suffisante,
  7. rimer,
  8. rimester,
  9. rimfire,
  10. rimini

Origin of rime riche

1900–05; < French: literally, rich rhyme


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British Dictionary definitions for rime riche

rime riche

noun plural rimes riches (ˈriːmˈriːʃ)

rhyme between words or syllables that are identical in sound, as in command/demand, pair/pear

Word Origin for rime riche

French, literally: rich rhyme

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