Near rhymes dictionary


List of near rhymes for the word: certainly


Rhymes with 2 syllables

WordBase wordDefinition
cleanlycleanlyhabitually clean; "cleanly in their persons and habitations"
finelyfinelyin a delicate manner; "finely shaped features"; "her fine drawn body"
gainlygainlygraceful and pleasing; "gainly conduct"; "a gainly youth with dark hair and eyes"
greenlygreenlywith green color; "the countryside rolled greenly down into the valley"
in-lawin-lawa relative by marriage
inlayinlaya decoration made by fitting pieces of wood into prepared slots in a surface
keenlykeenlyin a keen and discriminating manner; "he was keenly aware of his own shortcomings"
lonelylonelymarked by dejection from being alone; "felt sad and lonely"; "the loneliest night of the week"; "lonesome when her husband is away"; "spent a lonesome hour in the bar"
mainlymainlyfor the most part; "he is mainly interested in butterflies"
manlymanlypossessing qualities befitting a man
meanlymeanlyin a miserly manner; "they lived meanly and without ostentation"
onlyonlyexclusive of anyone or anything else; "she alone believed him"; "cannot live by bread alone"; "I'll have this car and this car only"
plainlyplainlyin a simple manner; without extravagance or embellishment; "she was dressed plainly"; "they lived very simply"
sanelysanelyin a sane or lucid manner; "she is behaving rather sanely these days even though we know she is schizophrenic"
StanleyStanleyWelsh journalist and explorer who led an expedition to Africa in search of David Livingstone and found him in Tanzania in 1871; he and Livingstone together tried to find the source of the Nile River (1841-1904)
sternlysternlywith sternness; in a severe manner; "`No,' she said sternly"; "peered severely over her glasses"
thinlythinlyin a widely distributed manner; "thinly overgrown mountainside"
vainlyvainlyto no avail; "he looked for her in vain"; "the city fathers tried vainly to find a solution"
wanlywanlyin a weak or pale or languid manner; "she was smiling wanly"

Rhymes with 3 syllables

WordBase wordDefinition
benignlybenignlyin a benign manner; "this drug is benignly soporific"
brazenlybrazenlyin a brazen manner; "he spoke brazenly"
bumpkinlybumpkinlyawkwardly simple and provincial; "bumpkinly country boys"; "rustic farmers"; "a hick town"; "the nightlife of Montmartre awed the unsophisticated tourists"
certainlycertainlydefinitely or positively (`sure' is sometimes used informally for `surely'); "the results are surely encouraging"; "she certainly is a hard worker"; "it's going to be a good day for sure"; "they are coming, for certain"; "they thought he had been killed sure enough"; "he'll win sure as shooting"; "they sure smell good"; "sure he'll come"
ChristianlyChristianlybecoming to or like a Christian; "gentle christianly behavior"
common-lawcommon-lawbased on common law; "a common-law right"
commonlycommonlyunder normal conditions; "usually she was late"
cousinlycousinlylike or befitting a cousin; "a cousinly kiss"
divinelydivinelyby divine means; "the divinely appointed means of rescue from temporal existence"
drunkenlydrunkenlyshowing effects of much strong drink; "He sang drunkenly"
evenlyevenlyin a level and regular way
forlornlyforlornlyin a forlorn manner; "a single chicken was scratching forlornly in the yard"
form-onlyform-onlybeing a matter of form only; lacking substance; "a form-only requirement that is usually ignored"
genuinelygenuinelyin accordance with truth or fact or reality; "she was now truly American"; "a genuinely open society"; "they don't really listen to us"
heavenlyheavenlyof or belonging to heaven or god
humanelyhumanelyin a humane manner; "let's treat the prisoners of war humanely"
humanlyhumanlyin the manner of human beings; "humanly possible"
inanelyinanelyvacuously or complacently and unconsciously foolish
insanelyinsanely(used as intensives) extremely; "she was madly in love"; "deadly dull"; "deadly earnest"; "deucedly clever"; "insanely jealous"
jejunelyjejunelyin an immature manner; "his teenage son still behaves very immaturely"
maidenlymaidenlybefitting or characteristic of a maiden; "a maidenly blush"
malignlymalignlyin a malign and evil manner
matronlymatronlybefitting or characteristic of a fully mature woman; "her matronly figure"
McKinleyMcKinleya mountain in south central Alaska; the highest peak in North America (20,300 feet high)
mundanelymundanelyin a mundane manner; "the young man spoke so mundanely of university life"
obscenelyobscenelyin a lewd and obscene manner; "he had seen how in their dances the white men and women held one another obscenely"
openlyopenlyin an open way; "he openly flaunted his affection for his sister"
OsmanliOsmanlia Turk (especially a Turk who is a member of the tribe of Osman I)
profanelyprofanelyin an irreverent or profane manner; "he kept wondering profanely why everything bad happened to him"
queenlyqueenlyhaving the rank of or resembling or befitting a queen; "queenly propriety"; "clad in her queenly raiment"; "Rosetti's queenly portraits of women"
rottenlyrottenlyin a terrible manner; "she sings terribly"
routinelyroutinelyaccording to routine or established practice; "he routinely parked in a no-parking zone"
seamanlyseamanlycharacteristic of or befitting a seaman; indicating competent seamanship
serenelyserenelyin a peacefully serene manner; "I had the feeling that he was waiting, too--serenely patient"
slatternlyslatternlycharacteristic of or befitting a slut or slattern; used especially of women
slovenlyslovenlynegligent of neatness especially in dress and person; habitually dirty and unkempt; "filled the door with her frowzy bulk"; "frowzy white hair"; "slovenly appearance"
son-in-lawson-in-lawthe husband of your daughter
sons-in-lawson-in-lawthe husband of your daughter
stanleyastanleyaprince's plume
stubbornlystubbornlyin a stubborn unregenerate manner; "she remained stubbornly in the same position"
suddenlysuddenlyquickly and without warning; "he stopped suddenly"
sullenlysullenlyin a sullen manner; "he sat in his chair dourly"
supinelysupinelyin an indifferently supine manner; "he called the tune to me and I supinely took it up"
uncleanlyuncleanlyhabitually unclean
ungainlyungainlylacking grace in movement or posture; "a gawky lad with long ungainly legs"; "clumsy fingers"; "what an ungainly creature a giraffe is"; "heaved his unwieldy figure out of his chair"
unmanlyunmanlylacking in courage and manly strength and resolution; contemptibly fearful
urbanelyurbanelyin an urbane manner; "`I had tea occasionally with the Duke,' said Mr. Eggers urbanely"
wantonlywantonlyin a licentious and promiscuous manner; "this young girl has to share a room with her mother who lives promiscuously"
womanlywomanlybefitting or characteristic of a woman especially a mature woman; "womanly virtues of gentleness and compassion"
woodenlywoodenlywithout grace; rigidly; "they moved woodenly"

Rhymes with 4 syllables

WordBase wordDefinition
aldermanlyaldermanlyof or relating to or like an alderman
brother-in-lawbrother-in-lawa brother by marriage
brothers-in-lawbrother-in-lawa brother by marriage
daughter-in-lawdaughter-in-lawthe wife of your son
daughters-in-lawdaughter-in-lawthe wife of your son
eyes-onlyeyes-onlyofficial classification for documents; meant to be seen by only the person to whom it is directed
father-in-lawfather-in-lawthe father of your spouse
gentlemanlygentlemanlybefitting a man of good breeding; "gentlemanly behavior"
inhumanelyinhumanelyin an inhumane manner; "the prisoners of war were treated inhumanely"
mistakenlymistakenlyin a mistaken manner; "he mistakenly believed it"
mother-in-lawmother-in-lawthe mother of your spouse
mothers-in-lawmother-in-lawthe mother of your spouse
opportunelyopportunelyat an opportune time; "he arrived rather opportunely just when we needed a new butler"
outspokenlyoutspokenlyin an outspoken manner; "he was outspokenly critical of the Government's new social policy"
ruffianlyruffianlyviolent and lawless; "the more ruffianly element"; "tough street gangs"
sister-in-lawsister-in-lawthe sister of your spouse
sisters-in-lawsister-in-lawthe sister of your spouse
statesmanlystatesmanlymarked by the qualities of or befitting a statesman; "a man of statesmanlike judgment"; "a statesmanlike solution of the present perplexities"-V.L.Parrington
taciturnlytaciturnlywithout speaking; "he sat mutely next to her"
uncertainlyuncertainlyin an unsteady manner; "he walked unsteadily toward the exit"; "The wounded soldier was swinging unsteadily on his legs"
unchristianlyunchristianlynot becoming to or like a Christian; "ashamed to have to recognize how unchristianly his assumptions and motives are"
uncommonlyuncommonlyexceptionally; "a common remedy is uncommonly difficult to find"
uncousinlyuncousinlynot befitting a cousin
unevenlyunevenlyin an uneven and irregular way
unwomanlyunwomanlynot womanly; "the logical clearness of her arguments...condemned her as eccentric and unwomanly"

Rhymes with 5 syllables

WordBase wordDefinition
curmudgeonlycurmudgeonlybrusque and surly and forbidding; "crusty remarks"; "a crusty old man"; "his curmudgeonly temper"; "gruff manner"; "a gruff reply"
inopportunelyinopportunelyat an inconvenient time; "he arrived inopportunely just as we sat down for dinner"; "she answered malapropos"
relative-in-lawrelative-in-lawa relative by marriage
ungentlemanlyungentlemanlynot befitting a gentleman

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