assonant definition

  • adjective:
    • Characterized by assonance; having successive comparable vowel sounds.
    • Having a resemblance of noises.
    • regarding the strange types of rhyme known as assonance; maybe not consonant.
    • having the same noise (especially similar vowel noise) happening in successive stressed syllables
    • having the exact same vowel noise occurring with different consonants in successive words or stressed syllables
    • described as assonance; having successive similar vowel noises.
    • Having a resemblance of noises.
    • related to the particular types of rhyme called assonance; perhaps not consonant.
    • obtaining the exact same sound (especially the exact same vowel sound) occurring in consecutive stressed syllables
    • obtaining the same vowel sound occurring with different consonants in successive terms or stressed syllables
  • others:
    • Having a resemblance of articulate noises.
    • In prosody, with respect to or described as assonance.
    • Having a resemblance of articulate noises.
    • In prosody, regarding or described as assonance.
  • noun:
    • A word resembling another in noise. Particularly In prosody, a word creating an assonance with another term. See assonance, 2.
    • A word resembling another in noise. Particularly In prosody, a word developing an assonance with another term. See assonance, 2.

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