vowel rhyme

Also found in: Thesaurus.
Related to vowel rhyme: consonant rhyme
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.vowel rhyme - the repetition of similar vowels in the stressed syllables of successive words
rhyme, rime - correspondence in the sounds of two or more lines (especially final sounds)
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
(2) It is primarily a generative model in which the most basic rhyme, the simple rhyme, is a final vowel rhyme which may or may not have a final rhyming consonant or consonant cluster.
also called vowel rhyme. In prosody, repetition of stressed vowel sounds within words with different end consonants, as in the phrase "quite like." In this sense, assonance is to be distinguished from regular rhyme, in which initial consonants differ but both vowel and end-consonant sounds are identical, as in the phrase "quite right."
Tiedt differentiates between words which demonstrate 'consonantal rhymes', 'vowel rhymes', and those having 'a repetition of the same syllable' (tautonyms).