end rhyme (countable and uncountable, plural end rhymes)
- (often uncountable) The form of rhyme (rhyming) which uses sameness of sound of the last words of lines from the vowels in their stressed syllables to their ends.
- (countable) A word that rhymes with another in that it is pronounced identically with the other word from the vowel in its stressed syllable to the end.
- 1993, Elements of Literature, page 875:
- In this poem, the words defense/tense, know/go, and Spain/Maine are end-rhymes.