sight rhyme


noun Prosody.

agreement in spelling, but not in sound, of the ends of words or of lines of verse, as in have, grave.

Nearby words

  1. sight,
  2. sight bill,
  3. sight draft,
  4. sight for sore eyes, a,
  5. sight gag,
  6. sight screen,
  7. sight unseen,
  8. sight-read,
  9. sighted,
  10. sighter

Origin of sight rhyme

First recorded in 1935–40

Also called eye rhyme.

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