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Assonant - Meaning and Examples

Meaning of 'Assonant' (Webster Dictionary)

1 . Assonant [ a.]
- Having a resemblance of sounds.
- Pertaining to the peculiar species of rhyme called assonance; not consonant.

Meaning of 'Assonant' (Princeton's WordNet)

1 . assonant [ s]
Meaning (1):
- having the same sound (especially the same vowel sound) occurring in successive stressed syllables
Example in sentence:
  • note the assonant words and syllables in `tilting at windmills'