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eye rhyme

n.
A rhyme consisting of words, such as lint and pint, with similar spellings but different sounds. Also called sight rhyme.

eye rhyme

n
(Poetry) a rhyme involving words that are similar in spelling but not in sound, such as stone and none

sight′ rhyme`



n.
similarity in spelling of the ends of words or of lines of verse, as in have, grave. Also called eye rhyme.

eye rhyme

- A similarity between words in spelling but not pronunciation—like dove and move.
See also related terms for similarity.
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Noun1.eye rhyme - an imperfect rhyme (e.g., `love' and `move')
rhyme, rime - correspondence in the sounds of two or more lines (especially final sounds)
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And you my eye-rhyme, twin trick, sister fast forwarded to death, dropped your skin body inconsequentially as junk mail into the planetary mailslot, rag bag.