Translation of "rhyme" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary


noun uk us /raɪm/

[ C ] a word which 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?

[ C ] a short poem, especially for young children

a book of rhymes and songs 一本押韵诗和歌曲集
→ See also nursery rhyme

[ 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

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。

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