Near rhymes dictionary


List of near rhymes for the word: can


Rhymes with 1 syllable

WordBase wordDefinition
caincain(Old Testament) Cain and Abel were the first children of Adam and Eve born after the Fall of Man; Cain killed Abel out of jealousy and was exiled by God
cancanairtight sealed metal container for food or drink or paint etc.
canecanea stiff switch used to hit students as punishment
CannesCannesa port and resort city on the French Riviera; site of an annual film festival
CohnCohnGerman botanist who is generally recognized as founding bacteriology when he recognized bacteria as plants
coigncoignthe keystone of an arch
coignecoignethe keystone of an arch
coincoina flat metal piece (usually a disc) used as money
concona swindle in which you cheat at gambling or persuade a person to buy worthless property
coneconeany cone-shaped artifact
connconnconduct or direct the steering of a ship or plane
cooncoonNorth American raccoon
cuoncuonAsiatic wild dog
KahnKahnUnited States architect (born in Estonia) (1901-1974)
kaonkaonan unstable meson produced as the result of a high-energy particle collision
KeanKeanEnglish actor noted for his portrayals of Shakespeare's great tragic characters (1789-1833)
keenkeena funeral lament sung with loud wailing
kenkenthe range of vision; "out of sight of land"
khankhanan inn in some eastern countries with a large courtyard that provides accommodation for caravans
kinkingroup of people related by blood or marriage
kinecowdomesticated bovine animals as a group regardless of sex or age; "so many head of cattle"; "wait till the cows come home"; "seven thin and ill-favored kine"- Bible; "a team of oxen"
kinekinedomesticated bovine animals as a group regardless of sex or age; "so many head of cattle"; "wait till the cows come home"; "seven thin and ill-favored kine"- Bible; "a team of oxen"
koankoana paradoxical anecdote or a riddle that has no solution; used in Zen Buddhism to show the inadequacy of logical reasoning
koinekoinea common language used by speakers of different languages; "Koine is a dialect of ancient Greek that was the lingua franca of the empire of Alexander the Great and was widely spoken throughout the eastern Mediterranean area in Roman times"
KuhnKuhnAustrian chemist who did research on carotenoids and vitamins (1900-1967)
quinquinone of five children born at the same time from the same pregnancy
quinequineUnited States philosopher and logician who championed an empirical view of knowledge that depended on language (1908-2001)
scanscanthe act of scanning; systematic examination of a prescribed region; "he made a thorough scan of the beach with his binoculars"
sconesconesmall biscuit (rich with cream and eggs) cut into diamonds or sticks and baked in an oven or (especially originally) on a griddle
skeinskeincoils of worsted yarn
skinskinbody covering of a living animal

Rhymes with 2 syllables

WordBase wordDefinition
AachenAachena city in western Germany near the Dutch and Belgian borders; formerly it was Charlemagne's northern capital
acheneachenesmall dry indehiscent fruit with the seed distinct from the fruit wall
AikenAikenUnited States writer (1889-1973)
AkanAkana Kwa language spoken in Ghana and the Ivory Coast
AkinAkinrelated by blood
alkanealkanea series of non-aromatic saturated hydrocarbons with the general formula CnH(2n+2)
alkenealkeneany unsaturated aliphatic hydrocarbon
alkynealkynea colorless flammable gas used chiefly in welding and in organic synthesis
arcanearcanerequiring secret or mysterious knowledge; "the arcane science of dowsing"
archeanarcheanthe time from 3,800 million years to 2,500 million years ago; earth's crust formed; unicellular organisms are earliest forms of life
archinearchinea Russian unit of length (71 cm)
ashcanashcana bin that holds rubbish until it is collected
baconbaconback and sides of a hog salted and dried or smoked; usually sliced thin and fried
BalkanBalkanan inhabitant of the Balkan Peninsula
beaconbeacona tower with a light that gives warning of shoals to passing ships
bearskinbearskintall hat; worn by some British soldiers on ceremonial occasions
beckonbeckonsignal with the hands or nod; "She waved to her friends"; "He waved his hand hospitably"
birchenbirchenconsisting of or made of wood of the birch tree
birkenbirkenconsisting of or made of wood of the birch tree
blackenblackenmake or become black; "The smoke blackened the ceiling"; "The ceiling blackened"
bodkinbodkina blunt needle for threading ribbon through loops
brackenbrackenlarge coarse fern often several feet high; essentially weed ferns; cosmopolitan
break-inbreak-intrespassing for an unlawful purpose; illegal entrance into premises with criminal intent
briskenbriskenbecome brisk; "business brisked up"
brokenbreakphysically and forcibly separated into pieces or cracked or split; "a broken mirror"; "a broken tooth"; "a broken leg"; "his neck is broken"
buckskinbuckskinhorse of a light yellowish dun color with dark mane and tail
bumpkinbumpkina person who is not very intelligent or interested in culture
buskinbuskina boot reaching halfway up to the knee
calfskincalfskinfine leather from the skin of a calf
calkincalkina metal cleat on the bottom front of a horseshoe to prevent slipping
cancancancana high-kicking dance of French origin performed by a female chorus line
cancuncancuna popular island resort off the northeastern tip of the Yucatan peninsula
catkincatkina cylindrical spikelike inflorescence
cayennecayennea long and often twisted hot red pepper
ChechenChechena northern Caucasian language spoken by the Chechen
check-incheck-inthe act of reporting your presence (as at an airport or a hotel)
ChianChianof or relating to Chios
chicanechicanethe use of tricks to deceive someone (usually to extract money from them)
chickenchickena domestic fowl bred for flesh or eggs; believed to have been developed from the red jungle fowl
cocaincocaina narcotic (alkaloid) extracted from coca leaves; used as a surface anesthetic or taken for pleasure; can become powerfully addictive
cocainecocainea narcotic (alkaloid) extracted from coca leaves; used as a surface anesthetic or taken for pleasure; can become powerfully addictive
cochincochinAsian breed of large fowl with dense plumage and feathered legs
CockaigneCockaigne(Middle Ages) an imaginary land of luxury and idleness
cocooncocoonsilky envelope spun by the larvae of many insects to protect pupas and by spiders to protect eggs
coonskincoonskina raccoon cap with the tail hanging down the back
cowskincowskinleather made from the hide of a cow
daikondaikonradish of Japan with a long hard durable root eaten raw or cooked
darkendarkenmake dark or darker; "darken a room"
DeaconDeacona cleric ranking just below a priest in Christian churches; one of the Holy Orders
deerskindeerskinleather from the hide of a deer
doeskindoeskina fine smooth soft woolen fabric
drunkendrunkengiven to or marked by the consumption of alcohol; "a bibulous fellow"; "a bibulous evening"; "his boozy drinking companions"; "thick boozy singing"; "a drunken binge"; "two drunken gentlemen holding each other up"; "sottish behavior"
DuncanDuncanUnited States dancer and pioneer of modern dance (1878-1927)
enchainenchainrestrain or bind with chains
equineequinehoofed mammals having slender legs and a flat coat with a narrow mane along the back of the neck
falconfalcondiurnal birds of prey having long pointed powerful wings adapted for swift flight
firkinfirkina small wooden keg
foreskinforeskina fold of skin covering the tip of the penis
FukienFukienany of the forms of Chinese spoken in Fukien province
GascogneGascognea region of southwestern France
gaskingaskinlower part of a horse's thigh between the hock and the stifle
gherkingherkinsmall prickly cucumber
goatskingoatskinthe hide of a goat
groschengroschen100 groschen equal 1 schilling in Austria
harkenharkenlisten; used mostly in the imperative
hearkenhearkenlisten; used mostly in the imperative
HodgkinHodgkinEnglish physiologist who, with Andrew Huxley, discovered the role of potassium and sodium atoms in the transmission of the nerve impulse (1914-1998)
HokanHokana family of Amerindian languages spoken in California
iconicona conventional religious painting in oil on a small wooden panel; venerated in the Eastern Church
ikonikona conventional religious painting in oil on a small wooden panel; venerated in the Eastern Church
IncanIncana member of the Quechuan people living in the Cuzco valley in Peru
InchonInchona battle in the Korean War (1950); United States forces landed at Inchon
ISKCONISKCONa religious sect founded in the United States in 1966; based on Vedic scriptures; groups engage in joyful chanting of `Hare Krishna' and other mantras based on the name of the Hindu god Krishna; devotees usually wear saffron robes and practice vegetarianism and celibacy
jerkinjerkina tight sleeveless and collarless jacket (often made of leather) worn by men in former times
kachinkachinTibeto-Burman languages spoken in northernmost Burma and adjacent China and India
KhoikhoinKhoikhoinany of the Khoisan languages spoken by the pastoral people of Namibia and South Africa
KhuenKhuena branch of the Tai languages
kidskinkidskinsoft smooth leather from the hide of a young goat; "kid gloves"
KucheanKucheana dialect of Tocharian
lambkinlambkina very young lamb
lambskinlambskinskin of a sheep or goat prepared for writing on
LaocoonLaocoon(Greek mythology) the priest of Apollo who warned the Trojans to beware of Greeks bearing gifts when they wanted to accept the Trojan Horse; a god who favored the Greeks (Poseidon or Athena) sent snakes who coiled around Laocoon and his two twin sons killing them
lichenlichenany thallophytic plant of the division Lichenes; occur as crusty patches or bushy growths on tree trunks or rocks or bare ground etc.
likenlikenconsider or describe as similar, equal, or analogous; "We can compare the Han dynasty to the Romans"; "You cannot equate success in financial matters with greed"
limpkinlimpkinwading bird of Florida, Cuba and Jamaica having a drooping bill and a distinctive wailing call
LincolnLincolnlong-wooled mutton sheep originally from Lincolnshire
LufkinLufkina town in eastern Texas
machinemachinea motor vehicle with four wheels; usually propelled by an internal combustion engine; "he needs a car to get to work"
MaconMaconfine Burgundy wine usually white and dry
MacounMacounsimilar to McIntosh; juicy and late-ripening
makinmakinbattles in World War II in the Pacific (November 1943); United States Marines took the islands from the Japanese after bitter fighting
MenckenMenckenUnited States journalist and literary critic (1880-1956)
mutchkinmutchkina Scottish unit of liquid measure equal to 0.9 United States pint
nankeennankeena durable fabric formerly loomed by hand in China from natural cotton having a yellowish color
napkinnapkingarment consisting of a folded cloth drawn up between the legs and fastened at the waist; worn by infants to catch excrement
oakenoakenconsisting of or made of wood of the oak tree; "a solid oak table"; "the old oaken bucket"
oilcanoilcana can with a long nozzle to apply oil to machinery
oilskinoilskina macintosh made from cotton fabric treated with oil and pigment to make it waterproof
OkenOkenGerman naturalist whose speculations that plants and animals are made up of tiny living `infusoria' led to the cell theory (1779-1851)
OscanOscanan extinct Italic language of ancient southern Italy
pecanpecansmooth brown oval nut of south central United States
pekanpekanlarge dark brown North American arboreal carnivorous mammal
pigskinpigskinleather from the skin of swine
procaineprocainea white crystalline powder (trade name Ethocaine) administered near nerves as a local anesthetic in dentistry and medicine
puccoonpuccoonperennial woodland native of North America having a red root and red sap and bearing a solitary lobed leaf and white flower in early spring and having acrid emetic properties; rootstock used as a stimulant and expectorant
pumpkinpumpkinusually large pulpy deep-yellow round fruit of the squash family maturing in late summer or early autumn
PushkinPushkinRussian poet (1799-1837)
QueenQueenfemale cat
quickenquickengive new life or energy to; "A hot soup will revive me"; "This will renovate my spirits"; "This treatment repaired my health"
quoinquoin(architecture) solid exterior angle of a building; especially one formed by a cornerstone
raccoonraccoonan omnivorous nocturnal mammal native to North America and Central America
raconracona device that, on receiving radar signals, transmits coded signals in response to help navigators determine their position
racoonracoonan omnivorous nocturnal mammal native to North America and Central America
RankinRankinleader in the women's suffrage movement in Montana; the first woman to serve in the United States House of Representatives (1880-1973)
RankineRankinea unit of temperature on the Rankine scale
reckonreckonexpect, believe, or suppose; "I imagine she earned a lot of money with her new novel"; "I thought to find her in a bad state"; "he didn't think to find her in the kitchen"; "I guess she is angry at me for standing her up"
redskinredskin(slang) offensive term for Native Americans
RuskinRuskinBritish art critic (1819-1900)
schneckenschneckenrolled dough spread with sugar and nuts then sliced and baked in muffin tins with honey or sugar and butter in the bottom
sealskinsealskina garment (as a jacket or coat or robe) made of sealskin
sequinsequinadornment consisting of a small piece of shiny material used to decorate clothing
SerkinSerkinUnited States concert pianist (born in Czechoslovakia) (1903-1991)
shakenshakedisturbed psychologically as if by a physical jolt or shock; "retrieved his named from her jolted memory"; "the accident left her badly shaken"
sharkskinsharkskina smooth crisp fabric
sheepskinsheepskina document certifying the successful completion of a course of study
shrunkenshrinkreduced in efficacy or vitality or intensity; "our shriveled receipts during the storm"; "as the project wore on she found her enthusiasm shriveled"; "the dollar's shrunken buying power"
shrunkenshrunkenreduced in efficacy or vitality or intensity; "our shriveled receipts during the storm"; "as the project wore on she found her enthusiasm shriveled"; "the dollar's shrunken buying power"
sickensickenget sick; "She fell sick last Friday, and now she is in the hospital"
silkensilkenhaving a smooth, gleaming surface reflecting light; "glossy auburn hair"; "satiny gardenia petals"; "sleek black fur"; "silken eyelashes"; "silky skin"; "a silklike fabric"; "slick seals and otters"
siskinsiskinsmall yellow-and-black Eurasian finch with a sharp beak
slackenslackenmake slack as by lessening tension or firmness
soupconsoupcona slight but appreciable amount; "this dish could use a touch of garlic"
SpokaneSpokanea city in eastern Washington near the Idaho border
spokenspeakuttered through the medium of speech or characterized by speech; sometimes used in combination; "a spoken message"; "the spoken language"; "a soft-spoken person"; "sharp-spoken"
SteichenSteichenUnited States photographer who pioneered artistic photography (1879-1973)
stick-onstick-onof something (a paper label or postage stamp) gummed in advance; "stick-on labels"
strickenstricken(used in combination) affected by something overwhelming; "conscience-smitten"; "awe-struck"
strickenstrike(used in combination) affected by something overwhelming; "conscience-smitten"; "awe-struck"
sunkensinkhaving a sunken area; "hunger gave their faces a sunken look"
sunkensunkenhaving a sunken area; "hunger gave their faces a sunken look"
SzechwanSzechwana populous province of south central China
take-intake-inthe act of taking in as by fooling or cheating or swindling someone
takentakebe affected with an indisposition; "the child was taken ill"; "couldn't tell when he would be taken drunk"
takintakinlarge heavily built goat antelope of eastern Himalayan area
TarquinTarquinaccording to legend, the seventh and last Etruscan king of Rome who was expelled for his cruelty (reigned from 534 to 510 BC)
thickenthickenbecome thick or thicker; "The sauce thickened"; "The egg yolk will inspissate"
tokentokensomething of sentimental value
toucantoucanbrilliantly colored arboreal fruit-eating bird of tropical America having a very large thin-walled beak
tuscantuscana dialect of Italian spoken in Tuscany (especially Florence)
tycoontycoona very wealthy or powerful businessman; "an oil baron"
unchainunchainmake free
urchinurchinpoor and often mischievous city child
VulcanVulcan(Roman mythology) god of fire and metal working; counterpart of Greek Hephaestus
wakenwakenstop sleeping; "She woke up to the sound of the alarm clock"
walk-inwalk-ina small room large enough to admit entrance
walk-onwalk-onplays a small part in a dramatic production
weakenweakenbecome weaker; "The prisoner's resistance weakened after seven days"
welkinwelkinthe apparent surface of the imaginary sphere on which celestial bodies appear to be projected
wiccanwiccana believer in Wicca
wokenwakea vigil held over a corpse the night before burial; "there's no weeping at an Irish wake"
work-inwork-inoccasion when workers continue to work as a protest against e.g. proposed dismissal or closure of the factory
YukonYukona territory in northwestern Canada; site of the Klondike gold rush in the 1890s
zirconzircona common mineral occurring in small crystals; chief source of zirconium; used as a refractory when opaque and as a gem when transparent

Rhymes with 3 syllables

WordBase wordDefinition
AchaeanAchaeanthe ancient Greek inhabitants of Achaea
AfricanAfricana native or inhabitant of Africa
AlaskanAlaskana native or resident of Alaska
AlgonkinAlgonkinthe Algonquian language spoken by the Algonkian
AlgonquinAlgonquinfamily of North American Indian languages spoken from Labrador to South Carolina and west to the Great Plains
AnglicanAnglicana Protestant who is a follower of Anglicanism
ArchaeanArchaeanof or relating to the earliest known rocks formed during the Precambrian Eon
archdeaconarchdeacon(Anglican Church) an ecclesiastical dignitary usually ranking just below a bishop
astrakhanastrakhana city in southwestern Russia on the delta of the Volga River
awakenawakenstop sleeping; "She woke up to the sound of the alarm clock"
awokenawakestop sleeping; "She woke up to the sound of the alarm clock"
AztecanAztecanthe Uto-Aztecan language spoken by the Aztec
BalanchineBalanchineUnited States dancer and choreographer (born in Russia) noted for his abstract and formal works (1904-1983)
baldachinbaldachinornamented canopy supported by columns or suspended from a roof or projected from a wall (as over an altar)
barbacanbarbacana tower that is part of a defensive structure (such as a castle)
barbicanbarbicana tower that is part of a defensive structure (such as a castle)
benzocainebenzocainea white crystalline ester used as a local anesthetic
bespokenbespeakpledged to be married; "the engaged couple"
betokenbetokenindicate by signs; "These signs bode bad news"
butacainebutacainea white crystalline ester that is applied to mucous membranes as a local anesthetic
cabochoncabochona highly polished gem that is cut convexly but without facets
cannikincannikina small can
capuchincapuchinmonkey of Central America and South America having thick hair on the head that resembles a monk's cowl
catechincatechina tannic acid that is extracted from black catechu as a white crystalline substance
chawbaconchawbacona person who is not very intelligent or interested in culture
ChinookanChinookana Penutian language spoken by the Chinook
chloroquinechloroquinean antimalarial drug used to treat malaria and amebic dysentery and systemic lupus erythematosus
closed-chainclosed-chainhaving atoms linked by bonds represented in circular or triangular form
coracancoracanEast Indian cereal grass whose seed yield a somewhat bitter flour, a staple in the Orient
corakancorakanEast Indian cereal grass whose seed yield a somewhat bitter flour, a staple in the Orient
CorsicanCorsicanof or relating to or characteristic of Corsica or its people
cytokinecytokineany of various protein molecules secreted by cells of the immune system that serve to regulate the immune system
delichondelichona genus of Hirundinidae
dibucainedibucainea local anesthetic that is administered by injection
EtruscanEtruscana native or inhabitant of ancient Etruria; the Etruscans influenced the Romans (who had suppressed them by about 200 BC)
falchionfalchiona short broad slightly convex medieval sword with a sharp point
forsakenforsakeleave someone who needs or counts on you; leave in the lurch; "The mother deserted her children"
foul-spokenfoul-spokenusing foul or obscene language; "noisy foul-mouthed women all shouting at once"
FranciscanFranciscana Roman Catholic friar wearing the grey habit of the Franciscan order
free-spokenfree-spokencharacterized by directness in manner or speech; without subtlety or evasion; "blunt talking and straight shooting"; "a blunt New England farmer"; "I gave them my candid opinion"; "forthright criticism"; "a forthright approach to the problem"; "tell me what you think--and you may just as well be frank"; "it is possible to be outspoken without being rude"; "plainspoken and to the point"; "a point-blank accusation"
GallicanGallicanrelating to or characteristic of Gallicanism
gerfalcongerfalconlarge and rare Arctic falcon having white and dark color phases
grief-strickengrief-strickensorrowful through loss or deprivation; "bereft of hope"
gyrfalcongyrfalconlarge and rare Arctic falcon having white and dark color phases
harlequinharlequina clown or buffoon (after the Harlequin character in the commedia dell'arte)
heartbrokenheartbrokenfull of sorrow
heliconhelicona tuba that coils over the shoulder of the musician
hurricanehurricanea severe tropical cyclone usually with heavy rains and winds moving a 73-136 knots (12 on the Beaufort scale)
JamaicanJamaicana native or inhabitant of Jamaica
KampucheanKampucheana native or inhabitant of Cambodia
KechuanKechuanthe language of the Quechua which was spoken by the Incas
kilderkinkilderkinan obsolete British unit of capacity equal to 18 Imperial gallons
KropotkinKropotkinRussian anarchist (1842-1921)
kuki-chinkuki-chinKamarupan languages spoken in western Burma and Bangladesh and easternmost India
kurakkankurakkanEast Indian cereal grass whose seed yield a somewhat bitter flour, a staple in the Orient
lambrequinlambrequinshort and decorative hanging for a shelf edge or top of a window casing
leprechaunleprechauna mischievous elf in Irish folklore
lexiconlexicona language user's knowledge of words
lidocainelidocainea local anesthetic (trade names Lidocaine and Xylocaine) used topically on the skin and mucous membranes
luncheonluncheona midday meal
lymphokinelymphokinea cytokine secreted by helper T cells in response to stimulation by antigens and that acts on other cells of the immune system (as by activating macrophages)
MahicanMahicanthe Algonquian language spoken by the Mohican
manakinmanakinany of numerous small bright-colored birds of Central America and South America having short bills and elaborate courtship behavior
ManicheanManicheanan adherent of Manichaeism
manikinmanikina life-size dummy used to display clothes
mannequinmannequina life-size dummy used to display clothes
mannikinmannikina life-size dummy used to display clothes
marocainmarocaina dress crepe; similar to Canton crepe
matrikinmatrikinone related on the mother's side
mefloquinemefloquinean antimalarial drug (trade name Larium and Mephaquine) that is effective in cases that do not respond to chloroquine; said to produce harmful neuropsychiatric effects on some people
metycainemetycainea compound used in the form of its hydrochloride as a local or spinal anesthetic
MexicanMexicana native or inhabitant of Mexico
MillikanMillikanUnited States physicist who isolated the electron and measured its charge (1868-1953)
misspokenmisspeakpronounce a word incorrectly; "She mispronounces many Latinate words"
mistakenmistakearising from error; "a false assumption"; "a mistaken view of the situation"
mistakenmistakenarising from error; "a false assumption"; "a mistaken view of the situation"
MohicanMohicanthe Algonquian language spoken by the Mohican
moleskinmoleskina durable cotton fabric with a velvety nap
MonacanMonacana native or inhabitant of Monaco
MoroccanMoroccana native or inhabitant of Morocco
muenchenmuenchenthe capital and largest city of Bavaria in southwestern Germany
NebraskanNebraskana native or resident of Nebraska
neoconneocona conservative who subscribes to neoconservatism
NicaeanNicaeanof or relating to the ancient city of Nicaea in Asia Minor
novocainnovocainprocaine administered as a hydrochloride (trade name Novocain)
NovocaineNovocaineprocaine administered as a hydrochloride (trade name Novocain)
onionskinonionskina thin strong lightweight translucent paper used especially for making carbon copies
open-chainopen-chainhaving an open chain structure
orthiconorthicona now obsolete picture pickup tube in a television camera; electrons emitted from a photoemissive surface in proportion to the intensity of the incident light are focused onto the target causing secondary emission of electrons
outspokenoutspokengiven to expressing yourself freely or insistently; "outspoken in their opposition to segregation"; "a vocal assembly"
palankeenpalankeena closed litter carried on the shoulders of four bearers
palanquinpalanquina closed litter carried on the shoulders of four bearers
pannikinpannikina small pan or cup (usually of tin)
partakenpartakeconsume; "She didn't touch her food all night"
patrikinpatrikinone related on the father's side
pelicanpelicanlarge long-winged warm-water seabird having a large bill with a distensible pouch for fish
pemicanpemicanlean dried meat pounded fine and mixed with melted fat; used especially by North American Indians

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