Translation of "rhyme" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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rhymeverb [ I or T ]

uk /raɪm/ us /raɪm/

C2 Words that rhyme have the same last sound

"Blue" and "flew" rhyme. blue 和 flew 押韵。
Can you think of a word that rhymes with "orange"? 你能想出一个和 orange 押韵的词吗?

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  • 'Bat and 'cat' rhyme.
  • 'Side' and 'hide' rhyme.
  • 'Hit' and 'sit' rhyme.


uk /raɪm/ us /raɪm/

[ C ] a word that has the same last sound as another word

Can you think of a rhyme for "orange"? 你能想出一个和 orange 押韵的词吗?

C2 [ C ] a short poem, especially for young children

a book of rhymes and songs 一本押韵诗和歌曲集
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C2 [ U ] the use of rhymes in poetry

This poem is her first attempt at rhyme. 这首诗是她第一次尝试写的押韵诗。
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. 很多现代诗不押韵。

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(Translation of “rhyme” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)