Definition of masculine rhyme in English:

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masculine rhyme


A rhyme between final stressed syllables (e.g. blow/flow, confess/redress).
Example sentences
  • Although as mentioned above masculine rhyme can have two syllables the major difference is the feminine rhyme always has two syllables and the stress is on the first syllable.
  • I think your choice of only masculine rhyme is a good one because it fulfills a terseness which is necessary in order to dispatch these observations you make.
  • Every other line stops on a masculine rhyme. These metrical procedures are perfectly joined to the imagery.

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Line breaks: mas¦cu|line rhyme

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