Double Rhyme

Entertainment / Literature / Double Rhyme: A rhyme that involves two syllables rather than one. For instance, rhyming lend/send is a single rhyme, in which each word consists of a single syllable. However, the words lending/sending constitute a double rhyme because two rhyming syllables are used. In English, most double rhymes create a feminine ending. Contrast with triple rhyme and feminine ending (under meter).

Other Words for Double

Double Verb Synonyms: twofold, paired, coupled, duplicate(d), doubled
Double Adjective Synonyms: folded or doubled or bent over, overlapped, two-ply

Other Words for Rhyme

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

Triple Rhyme

Entertainment / Literature / Triple Rhyme: A trisyllabic rhyme involving three separate syllables to create the rhyme in each word. For instance, grinding cares is a triple rhyme with winding stairs. Fearfully is a triple rhyme with tearfully. MORE

Trochaic Rhyme

Entertainment / Literature / Trochaic Rhyme: Another word for double rhyme in which the final rhyming word consists of a heavy stress followed by a light stress. MORE


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