closed couplet

noun

Definition of closed couplet

: a rhymed couplet in which the sense is complete

First Known Use of closed couplet

1910, in the meaning defined above

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about closed couplet

Time Traveler for closed couplet

Time Traveler

The first known use of closed couplet was in 1910

See more words from the same year

Statistics for closed couplet

Cite this Entry

“Closed couplet.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/closed%20couplet. Accessed 19 Oct. 2020.

Comments on closed couplet

What made you want to look up closed couplet? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Farm Idioms Quiz

  • cow coming home
  • What does 'poke' refer to in the expression 'pig in a poke'?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Add Diction

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!