HumanitiesWeb.org - Glossary definition: Slant Rhyme
Slant Rhyme
(aka approximate, imperfect, near or oblique rhyme)

A term used for words in a rhyming pattern that have some kind of sound correspondence but are not perfect rhymes. Approximate rhymes occur occasionally in patterns where most of the rhymes are perfect, and sometimes are used systematically in place of perfect rhyme.

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