beginning rhyme

beginning rhyme

noun
the repetition of consonant sounds at the beginning of words; alliteration, as in The fair breeze blew, the white foam flew.


Origin:
1940–45

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beginning rhyme

noun
use of the same consonant at the beginning of each stressed syllable in a line of verse; "around the rock the ragged rascal ran" [syn: alliteration
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