Definition and Meanings for assonant

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Assonant is ranked 34,540 in the ranking of most used words in English

Part of Speech of assonant

adjective

Etymology of assonant

l. assonans, p. pr. of assonare to sound to, to correspond to in sound; ad + sonare to sound, sonus sound: cf. f. assonant. see sound

Meaning of assonant


as adjective

  • having a resemblance of sounds.
  • pertaining to the peculiar species of rhyme called assonance; not consonant.
  • No antonyms for assonant

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