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ASSONANCE

 Dictionary entry overview: What does assonance mean? 

ASSONANCE (noun)
  The noun ASSONANCE has 1 sense:

1. the repetition of similar vowels in the stressed syllables of successive words

  Familiarity information: ASSONANCE used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


ASSONANCE (noun)


Sense 1assonance [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The repetition of similar vowels in the stressed syllables of successive words

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

Synonyms:

assonance; vowel rhyme

Hypernyms ("assonance" is a kind of...):

rhyme; rime (correspondence in the sounds of two or more lines (especially final sounds))


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