Definition of Rimeless

1. Adjective. Not having rhyme. "Writing unrhymed blank verse is like playing tennis without a net"

Exact synonyms: Rhymeless, Unrhymed, Unrimed
Antonyms: Rhymed



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Rimeless

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rima respiratoria
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rima vocalis
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rimantadine
rimantidine
rimau dahan
rimbase
rimbases
rime
rime riche
rimed
rimeless (current term)
rimer
rimers
rimes
rimester
rimesters
rimfire
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riminess
riminesses
riming
riminophenazines
rimkorolgite

Literary usage of Rimeless

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A History of French Versification by Leon Emile Kastner (1903)
"CHAPTER XII rimeless POETRY ALTHOUGH it is a mistaken conception to believe, as De Banville and some of the Romanticists did, that the rhythm of French ..."

2. A Study of Versification by Brander Matthews (1911)
"Now and again, one line or another in the quatrain, or in a longer stanza, may be left unmated ; and often a refrain is rimeless. Yet the importance of rime ..."

3. A Study of Versification by Brander Matthews (1911)
"Now and again, one line or another in the quatrain, or in a longer stanza, may be left unmated ; and often a refrain is rimeless. Yet the importance of rime ..."

4. The Early Life of Robert Southey, 1774-1803 by William Haller (1917)
"Southey does not fail' to note that Collins had been the only one to succeed notably with a rimeless lyric measure in English poetry; he, perhaps rashly, ..."

5. The Early Life of Robert Southey, 1774-1803 by William Haller (1917)
"Southey does not faill to note that Collins had been the only one to succeed notably with a rimeless lyric measure in English poetry; he, perhaps rashly, ..."

6. The Modern Language Quarterly by Walter Wilson Greg, Henry Frank Heath (1901)
"But from rimeless to wholly classical is but ... short step when no rimeless English " verse intervenes. For it seems clear that if your verse has not the ..."

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