assonant : Definition, Usages, News and More
- s having the same sound (especially the same vowel sound) occurring in successive stressed syllables
note the assonant words and syllables in `tilting at windmills'
- s having the same vowel sound occurring with different consonants in successive words or stressed syllables
- Like Proseman Ernest Hemingway, Poet MacLeish writes in a masculine style of quiet violence: his sparsely punctuated assonant verse often sounds as if it were spoken out of the .
- To brassily assonant music, he rages at a social landscape scarred by greed, fame % mongering, obsessive love -- all the strategies of self.