unrhymed

adjective
un·​rhymed | \ ˌən-ˈrīmd How to pronounce unrhymed (audio) \

Definition of unrhymed

: not rhyming or formed with rhyming words : not rhymed unrhymed couplets unrhymed lyrics

Examples of unrhymed in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The book received plenty of praise, but many critics missed the point, describing Betts’s work as raw and gritty, when the title poem is entirely in blank verse — unrhymed iambic pentameter. Adam Bradley, New York Times, 4 Mar. 2021 That unrhymed couplet has got to rile folk-music Commies who have forsaken their old convictions. Armond White, National Review, 2 Dec. 2020 Simply put, a haiku is an unrhymed Japanese poem spread across three lines that contain five, seven and five syllables, respectively. Jennifer Nalewicki, Smithsonian Magazine, 10 Apr. 2020 Simply put, a haiku is an unrhymed Japanese poem spread across three lines that contain five, seven and five syllables, respectively. Jennifer Nalewicki, Smithsonian Magazine, 10 Apr. 2020 Simply put, a haiku is an unrhymed Japanese poem spread across three lines that contain five, seven and five syllables, respectively. Jennifer Nalewicki, Smithsonian Magazine, 10 Apr. 2020 Simply put, a haiku is an unrhymed Japanese poem spread across three lines that contain five, seven and five syllables, respectively. Jennifer Nalewicki, Smithsonian Magazine, 10 Apr. 2020 Simply put, a haiku is an unrhymed Japanese poem spread across three lines that contain five, seven and five syllables, respectively. Jennifer Nalewicki, Smithsonian Magazine, 10 Apr. 2020 Simply put, a haiku is an unrhymed Japanese poem spread across three lines that contain five, seven and five syllables, respectively. Jennifer Nalewicki, Smithsonian Magazine, 10 Apr. 2020

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First Known Use of unrhymed

1770, in the meaning defined above

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“Unrhymed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unrhymed. Accessed 19 Oct. 2021.

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