Definition of Rhymeless

1. Adjective. Not having rhyme. "Writing unrhymed blank verse is like playing tennis without a net"

Exact synonyms: Rimeless, Unrhymed, Unrimed
Antonyms: Rhymed



Definition of Rhymeless

1. a. Destitute of rhyme.

Definition of Rhymeless

1. Adjective. (linguistics) Not rhymable, having no perfect rhymes. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Rhymeless

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Rhymeless

rhuses
rhusma
rhusmas
rhy
rhykenologist
rhykenologists
rhyku
rhymable
rhyme
rhyme off
rhyme or reason
rhyme royal
rhyme scheme
rhyme schemes
rhymed
rhymeless (current term)
rhymelessness
rhymelike
rhymer
rhymeries
rhymers
rhymery
rhymes
rhymester
rhymesters
rhymic
rhymical
rhyming
rhyming slang
rhymist

Literary usage of Rhymeless

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Annotations Upon Popular Hymns by Charles Seymour Robinson (1893)
"This song of praise, rhymeless and brief, is yet full of tenderness and dignity, as a hymn of adoring worship to the Persons of the Triune Godhead. ..."

2. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: “a” Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature edited by Hugh Chisholm (1911)
"There have been not a few poems composed, principally in the nineteenth century, in rhymeless hexameters, and even the , fluous Andromeda of the last-named ..."

3. The Prologue in the Old French and Provençal Mystery by David Hobart Carnahan (1905)
"In 84, 13-16, there are three lines with the same rhyme preceded by a rhymeless line; in 84, ... rhymeless pairs; [84], 5-6. De tôt mal garder Dieus que ..."

4. The Authority of Criticism, and Other Essays by William Peterfield Trent (1899)
"It will not do to dogmatize on such matters, but it may be safely said that no poet has yet accustomed the English ear to the use of rhymeless verse in ..."

5. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1920)
"'Sir Gawayne and the Grene Knyght,' by an unknown author, shows a compromise, for in its main body it is a rhymeless alliterative poem, but has short ..."

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