Definition of feminine rhyme noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


feminine rhyme

BrE BrE//ˌfemənɪn ˈraɪm//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌfemənɪn ˈraɪm//
[uncountable, countable] (specialist)
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a rhyme between words that have the emphasis before the last syllable, for example ‘bitten’ and ‘written’ compare masculine rhyme
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: feminine rhyme