Translation of "rhyme" - English-Traditional 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 押韻。
Can you think of a word that rhymes with "orange"? 你能想出一個和 orange 押韻的詞嗎?

More examples

  • '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"? 你能想出一個和 orange 押韻的詞嗎?

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

a book of rhymes and songs 一本押韻詩和歌曲集
See also

C2 [ U ] the use of rhymes in poetry

This poem is her first attempt at rhyme. 這首詩是她第一次嘗試寫的押韻詩。
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. 很多現代詩不押韻。

More examples

  • Putting information into a rhyme can help you to remember it.
  • She is best remembered for her illustrations for books of children's rhymes.
  • The rhymes help children to appreciate the sounds and rhythms of language.
  • A lullaby is a type of children's rhyme.
  • The exhibition includes a rare edition of a collection of rhymes printed in 1781.

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