Cliché Rhyme

Entertainment / Literature / Cliché Rhyme: Cliché rhymes are rhymes that are considered trite or predictable. They include love and dove, moon and June, trees and breeze. Sometimes, to avoid cliché rhymes, poets will go to hyperbolic lengths, such as the trisyllabic rhymes in Lord Byron's Don Juan.

Other Words for Cliche

Cliche Adjective Synonyms: stereotype, bromide, trite saying, old saw or maxim, truism, platitude, commonplace, banality, chestnut
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Other Words for Rhyme

Rhyme Adjective Synonyms: rime, poem, poetry, verse, versification, metrical composition, song
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Off Rhyme

Entertainment / Literature / Off Rhyme: In poetry, another term for inexact rhyme. MORE

Near Rhyme

Entertainment / Literature / Near Rhyme: Another term for inexact rhyme or slant rhyme. MORE

Pararhyme

Entertainment / Literature / Pararhyme: Wilfred Owen's term for a slant rhyme. An example appears in his poem, 'Strange Meeting,' in which Owen rhymes words like years / yours and tigress / progress. MORE

Perfect Rhyme

Entertainment / Literature / Perfect Rhyme: Another term for exact rhyme or true rhyme. See exact rhyme. MORE

Rhyme

Entertainment / Literature / Rhyme: Also spelled rime, rhyme is a matching similarity of sounds in two or more words, especially when their accented vowels and all succeeding consonants are identical. For instance, the word-pairs listed MORE

Monorhyme

Entertainment / Literature / Monorhyme: A poem or section of a poem in which all the lines have the same end rhyme. The rhyming pattern would thus look like this: AAAA AAAA, AAA AAA, or AA AA AA AA, etc. It is a common rhyme scheme in Latin MORE

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