- The definition of a slant rhyme is when there is a close, but not exact, rhyme.
An example of slant rhyme is barn and yard.
slant rhyme definition by Webster's New World
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rhyme in which there is close but not exact correspondence of sounds (Ex.: lid, lad; wait, made)
slant rhyme definition by American Heritage Dictionary
See off rhyme.