Definitions for rime

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Spelling: [rahym]
IPA: /raɪm/

Rime is a 4 letter English word. It's valid Scrabble word worth 6 points. It's valid Words with friends word worth 7 points.

You can make 33 anagrams from letters in rime (eimr).

Definitions for rime


  1. Also called rime ice. an opaque coating of tiny, white, granular ice particles, caused by the rapid freezing of supercooled water droplets on impact with an object. Compare frost (def 3), glaze (def 17).
  2. identity in sound of some part, especially the end, of words or lines of verse.
  3. a word agreeing with another in terminal sound: Find is a rhyme for mind and womankind.
  4. verse or poetry having correspondence in the terminal sounds of the lines.
  5. a poem or piece of verse having such correspondence.
  6. verse (def 4).


  1. rhyme or reason, logic, sense, or plan:

verb (used with object)

  1. to cover with rime or hoarfrost.
  2. to treat in rhyme, as a subject; turn into rhyme, as something in prose.
  3. to compose (verse or the like) in metrical form with rhymes.
  4. to use (a word) as a rhyme to another word; use (words) as rhymes.

verb (used without object)

  1. to make rhyme or verse; versify.
  2. to use rhyme in writing verse.
  3. to form a rhyme, as one word or line with another:
  4. to be composed in metrical form with rhymes, as verse:

noun, verb (used with or without object)

  1. rhyme.

Origin of rime

before 900; Middle English rim, Old English hrīm; cognate with Dutch rijm, Old Norse hrīm

Examples for rime

The rime was on the grass and trees, and the country most delicious.

The same is true of his wonderful "rime of the Ancient Mariner."

John Gilpin's wife does not hesitate to sacrifice grammar for the sake of rime.

The rime was deposited on them freely, and was easily brushed off.

The latter word, formerly pronounced to rime with cough, is from Du.

Its authors were poets who were not spoiled by the curse of rime.

Garth, under his sail-cloth at the door of the tent, awoke covered with rime.

It'll do; yo need'n rime no moor, for it's better t'in lickly.

rime filled the air, and soon their clothing was coated with a film of frost.

By the rime on his wings he has gone into the line of frost.

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