A rhyme (sometimes spelt rime) is a repetition of similar sounds in two or more words and is most often used in poetry and songs. The word "rhyme" may also refer to a short poem, such as a rhyming couplet or other brief rhyming poem such as nursery rhymes.
Famous quotes containing the word rhyme:
“A poet who makes use of a worse word instead of a better, because the former fits the rhyme or the measure, though it weakens the sense, is like a jeweller, who cuts a diamond into a brilliant, and diminishes the weight to make it shine more.”
—Horace Walpole (17171797)
“Loving and perishing: its been a rhyme all these eternities. The will to love: that is, also being willing to die.”
—Friedrich Nietzsche (18441900)