perfect rhyme

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Related to Exact rhymes: full rhyme, true rhyme

perfect rhyme

n.
1. Rhyme in which the final accented vowel and all succeeding consonants or syllables are identical, while the preceding consonants are different, for example, great, late; rider, beside her; dutiful, unbeautiful. Also called full rhyme, true rhyme.
2. Rime riche.

perfect rhyme

n
1. (Poetry) Also called: full rhyme rhyme between words in which the stressed vowels and any succeeding consonants are identical although the consonants preceding the stressed vowels may be different, as between part/hart or believe/conceive
2. (Poetry) a rhyme between two words that are pronounced the same although differing in meaning, as in bough/bow
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ANGER (ngg) and HANGER (ng) are definitely not exact rhymes, as also are not FINGER (hgg) and RINGER (g).