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rhyme

verb [I or T] uk   /raɪm/ us  
C2 Words that rhyme have the same last sound: 'Blue' and 'flew' rhyme. Can you think of a word that rhymes with 'orange'?Poetry

rhyme

noun uk   /raɪm/ us  
[C] a word that has the same last sound as another word: Can you think of a rhyme for 'orange'?Poetry C2 [C] a short poem, especially for young children: a book of rhymes and songs
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C2 [U] the use of rhymes in poetry: This poem is her first attempt at rhyme.Poetry in rhyme C2 written as a poem so that the word at the end of a line has the same last sound as a word at the end of another line: A lot of modern poetry is not written in rhyme.Poetry [C] specialized (also rime) phonetics the vowel in the middle of a syllable, and any sounds after it in the syllable
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