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slant rhyme

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noun Prosody.

rhyme in which either the vowels or the consonants of stressed syllables are identical, as in eyes, light; years, yours.

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RELATED WORDS

poem, poetry, verse, cadence, rhythm, tune, song, beat, couplet, poesy, meter, harmony, measure, ode, doggerel, rune, alliteration, half-rhyme

Nearby words

slant, slant board, slant culture, slant front, slant height, slant rhyme, slant-eyed, slant-in, slant-top, slanter, slantly
Also called half rhyme, imperfect rhyme, near rhyme, oblique rhyme, off rhyme.
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British Dictionary definitions for slant rhyme

slant rhyme


noun

prosody another term for half-rhyme
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