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  • adj. Not rhymable, having no perfect rhymes.

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  • adj. Destitute of rhyme.

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  • adj. not having rhyme


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rhyme +‎ -less


  • As I write this, all the beings and happenings of that other world rise up before me in vast phantasmagoria, and I know that to you they would be rhymeless and reasonless.


  • But the time was at hand, rhymeless and reasonless so far as I can see, when I was to begin to pay for my score of years of dallying with John Barleycorn.

    Chapter 30

  • My dreams, if dreams they may be called, were rhymeless and reasonless.

    Chapter 6

  • A man wrote a song about her once, another man wrote a rhymeless poem, several numbers have been written on soggy placemats at the restaurant she works at, and a cop wrote a ticket she never paid.

    Strings Go

  • Poe was the juiciest rhymer of the nineteenth century—before Swinburne, that is—but Mallarmé in his wisdom translated Poe into exquisitely rhymeless French prose, and then Mallarmé published his reverent prose translations in a book, with line drawings by Manet.


  • As the Arabs ignore blank verse, when we come upon a rhymeless couplet we know that it is an extract from a longer composition in monorhyme.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • The song is constructed by re- recording the rhymeless dialogue of Thatcher and Burke with singing, albeit unmelodic voices; the result is akin to an operetta.

    Archive 2007-04-22

  • Congress does what it does sometimes in seemingly rhymeless, reasonless fashion.

    CNN Transcript Aug 23, 2004

  • Mr. Locock speaks of line 124 as ‘a rhymeless line.’

    The Complete Poetical Works of Percy Bysshe Shelley

  • His cries of discovery ran like a tuneless, rhymeless trailsong through what would have been a silent journey were it left to Tyorl to provide conversation.



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