Dying Rhyme

Entertainment / Literature / Dying Rhyme: Another term for feminine metrical endings. See discussion under meter.

Other Words for Dying

Dying Verb Synonyms: expiring, sinking, slipping away, going, failing, fading (fast), at death's door, on one's deathbed, with one foot in the grave, in extremis, moribund

Other Words for Rhyme

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

Near Rhyme

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

Off Rhyme

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


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


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

Masculine Rhyme

Life Style / Poetry / Masculine Rhyme: Gendered expression for rhymes ending in a stressed syllable, such as 'hells' and 'bells.' the expressions strong or one-syllable rhyme avoid the sexist bias. MORE