Near rhymes dictionary

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List of near rhymes for the word: perhaps

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Rhymes with 1 syllable

WordBase wordDefinition
apesapeany of various primates with short tails or no tail at all
bapsbapa small loaf or roll of soft bread
beepsbeepa short high tone produced as a signal or warning
bleepsbleepa short high tone produced as a signal or warning
blipsblipa radar echo displayed so as to show the position of a reflecting surface
bopsbopan early form of modern jazz (originating around 1940)
capescapea sleeveless garment like a cloak but shorter
capscapa tight-fitting headdress
chapschap(usually in the plural) leather leggings without a seat; joined by a belt; often have flared outer flaps; worn over trousers by cowboys to protect their legs
cheepscheepthe short weak cry of a young bird
chipschipstrips of potato fried in deep fat
chipschipsstrips of potato fried in deep fat
chopschopa grounder that bounces high in the air
clapsclapa sudden very loud noise
clipsclipa sharp slanting blow; "he gave me a clip on the ear"
clopsclopthe sound of a horse's hoofs hitting on a hard surface
coopscoopan enclosure made or wire or metal bars in which birds or animals can be kept
co-opsco-opa jointly owned commercial enterprise (usually organized by farmers or consumers) that produces and distributes goods and services and is run for the benefit of its owners
copescopea long cloak; worn by a priest or bishop on ceremonial occasions
copscopuncomplimentary terms for a policeman
coupescoupea car with two doors and front seats and a luggage compartment
coupscoupa brilliant and notable success
crapescrapea soft thin light fabric with a crinkled surface
crapscrapa gambling game played with two dice; a first throw of 7 or 11 wins and a first throw of 2, 3, or 12 loses and a first throw of any other number must be repeated to win before a 7 is thrown, which loses the bet and the dice
creepscreepa feeling of fear and revulsion; "he gives me the creeps"
crepescrepea soft thin light fabric with a crinkled surface
cropscropa pouch in many birds and some lower animals that resembles a stomach for storage and preliminary maceration of food
croupescroupethe part of an animal that corresponds to the human buttocks
croupscroupthe part of an animal that corresponds to the human buttocks
cupscupa small open container usually used for drinking; usually has a handle; "he put the cup back in the saucer"; "the handle of the cup was missing"
deepsdeepliterary term for an ocean; "denizens of the deep"
dipsdipa gymnastic exercise on the parallel bars in which the body is lowered and raised by bending and straightening the arms
dopesdopestreet names for marijuana
drapesdrapehanging cloth used as a blind (especially for a window)
dripsdrip(architecture) a projection from a cornice or sill designed to protect the area below from rainwater (as over a window or doorway)
droopsdroopa shape that sags; "there was a sag in the chair seat"
dropsdropthe act of dropping something; "they expected the drop would be successful"
drupesdrupefleshy indehiscent fruit with a single seed: e.g. almond; peach; plum; cherry; elderberry; olive; jujube
dupesdupea person who is tricked or swindled
flapsflapa movable airfoil that is part of an aircraft wing; used to increase lift or drag
flipsflip(sports) the act of throwing the ball to another member of your team; "the pass was fumbled"
flopsflopthe act of throwing yourself down; "he landed on the bed with a great flop"
fopsfopa man who is much concerned with his dress and appearance
frapsfraptake up the slack of; "frap a rope"
gapesgapea stare of amazement (usually with the mouth open)
gapsgapan act of delaying or interrupting the continuity; "it was presented without commercial breaks"; "there was a gap in his account"
gawpsgawplook with amazement; look stupidly
glopsglopwriting or music that is excessively sweet and sentimental
goopsgoopstreet names for gamma hydroxybutyrate
grapesgrapea cluster of small projectiles fired together from a cannon to produce a hail of shot
gripesgripeacute abdominal pain (especially in infants)
gripsgripthe act of grasping; "he released his clasp on my arm"; "he has a strong grip for an old man"; "she kept a firm hold on the railing"
gropesgropethe act of groping; and instance of groping
groupsgroupany number of entities (members) considered as a unit
gypsgypa genus of Accipitridae
GypsGypsa genus of Accipitridae
hapshapan accidental happening; "he recorded all the little haps and mishaps of his life"
heapsheapa large number or amount; "made lots of new friends"; "she amassed stacks of newspapers"
HeapsHeapsa large number or amount; "made lots of new friends"; "she amassed stacks of newspapers"
hepshepinformed about the latest trends
hipshipeither side of the body below the waist and above the thigh
hoopshoopa game played on a court by two opposing teams of 5 players; points are scored by throwing the ball through an elevated horizontal hoop
hopeshopeone of the three Christian virtues
hopshoptwining perennials having cordate leaves and flowers arranged in conelike spikes; the dried flowers of this plant are used in brewing to add the characteristic bitter taste to beer
hypeshypeblatant or sensational promotion
japesjapea humorous anecdote or remark intended to provoke laughter; "he told a very funny joke"; "he knows a million gags"; "thanks for the laugh"; "he laughed unpleasantly at his own jest"; "even a schoolboy's jape is supposed to have some ascertainable point"
JapsJap(offensive slang) offensive term for a person of Japanese descent
JeepsJeepa car suitable for traveling over rough terrain
keepskeepa cell in a jail or prison
kipskipa gymnastic exercise performed starting from a position with the legs over the upper body and moving to an erect position by arching the back and swinging the legs out and down while forcing the chest upright
knapsknapbreak a small piece off from; "chip the glass"; "chip a tooth"
LappsLappthe language of nomadic Lapps in northern Scandinavia and the Kola Peninsula
lapslaptouching with the tongue; "the dog's laps were warm and wet"
leapsleapa light, self-propelled movement upwards or forwards
lipslipeither the outer margin or the inner margin of the aperture of a gastropod's shell
loopsloopa flight maneuver; aircraft flies a complete circle in the vertical plane
lopslopcultivate, tend, and cut back the growth of; "dress the plants in the garden"
loupesloupesmall magnifying glass (usually set in an eyepiece) used by jewelers and horologists
mapsmapa diagrammatic representation of the earth's surface (or part of it)
mipsmips(computer science) a unit for measuring the execution speed of a computer's CPU (but not the whole system); "4 MIPS is 4,000,000 instructions per second"
mopesmopean informal expression for a mildly depressed state; "in the dumps"; "have the mopes"
mopsmopcleaning implement consisting of absorbent material fastened to a handle; for cleaning floors
myopesmyopea person with myopia; a nearsighted person
napesnapethe back side of the neck
napsnapa card game similar to whist; usually played for stakes
neapsneapa less than average tide occurring at the first and third quarters of the moon
nipsnipa small sharp bite or snip
opsop(Roman mythology) goddess of abundance and fertility; wife of Saturn; counterpart of Greek Rhea and Cybele of ancient Asia Minor
OPSOPS(Roman mythology) goddess of abundance and fertility; wife of Saturn; counterpart of Greek Rhea and Cybele of ancient Asia Minor
papspapthe small projection of a mammary gland
peepspeepa secret look
pepspepliveliness and energy; "this tonic is guaranteed to give you more pep"
pipespipethe flues and stops on a pipe organ
pipspipa radar echo displayed so as to show the position of a reflecting surface
plopsplopthe noise of a rounded object dropping into a liquid without a splash
poopspoopthe rear part of a ship
PopesPopethe head of the Roman Catholic Church
popspopmusic of general appeal to teenagers; a bland watered-down version of rock'n'roll with more rhythm and harmony and an emphasis on romantic love
prepspreppreparatory school work done outside school (especially at home)
propspropproper respect; "I have to give my props to the governor for the way he handled the problem"
pupspupyoung of any of various canines such as a dog or wolf
quipsquipwitty remark
rapesrapethe crime of forcing a woman to submit to sexual intercourse against her will
rapsrapthe act of hitting vigorously; "he gave the table a whack"
reapsreapgather, as of natural products; "harvest the grapes"
reppsreppa fabric with prominent rounded crosswise ribs
repsrepa fabric with prominent rounded crosswise ribs
ripsripthe act of rending or ripping or splitting something; "he gave the envelope a vigorous rip"
ropesropestreet names for flunitrazepan
sapssapa piece of metal covered by leather with a flexible handle; used for hitting people
scapesscape(architecture) upright consisting of the vertical part of a column
scaupsscaupdiving ducks of North America having a bluish-grey bill
schlepsschlepa tedious or difficult journey
schnappsschnappsany of various strong liquors especially a Dutch spirit distilled from potatoes
schnapsschnapsany of various strong liquors especially a Dutch spirit distilled from potatoes
scoopsscoopa large ladle; "he used a scoop to serve the ice cream"
scopesscopeTennessee highschool teacher who violated a state law by teaching evolution; in a highly publicized trial in 1925 he was prosecuted by William Jennings Bryan and defended by Clarence Darrow (1900-1970)
ScopesScopesTennessee highschool teacher who violated a state law by teaching evolution; in a highly publicized trial in 1925 he was prosecuted by William Jennings Bryan and defended by Clarence Darrow (1900-1970)
scrapesscrapean indication of damage
scrapsscrapfood that is discarded (as from a kitchen)
scripsscripa certificate whose value is recognized by the payer and payee; scrip is not currency but may be convertible into currency
scupsscupfound in Atlantic coastal waters of North America from South Carolina to Maine; esteemed as a panfish
seepsseeppass gradually or leak through or as if through small openings
shapesshapethe spatial arrangement of something as distinct from its substance; "geometry is the mathematical science of shape"
shipsshipa vessel that carries passengers or freight
shlepsshlepa tedious or difficult journey
shopsshopa course of instruction in a trade (as carpentry or electricity); "I built a birdhouse in shop"
sipssipa small drink
skepsskepa domed beehive made of twisted straw
skipsskipa mistake resulting from neglect
slapsslapthe act of smacking something; a blow delivered with an open hand
sleepssleepeuphemisms for death (based on an analogy between lying in a bed and in a tomb); "she was laid to rest beside her husband"; "they had to put their family pet to sleep"
slipsslipthe act of avoiding capture (especially by cunning)
sloopssloopa sailing vessel with a single mast set about one third of the boat's length aft of the bow
slopesslopethe property possessed by a line or surface that departs from the horizontal; "a five-degree gradient"
slopsslopcheap clothing (as formerly issued to sailors in Britain)
snapssnap(American football) putting the ball in play by passing it (between the legs) to a back; "the quarterback fumbled the snap"
snipessnipea gunshot from a concealed location
snipssnip(plural) hand shears for cutting sheet metal
snoopssnoopa spy who makes uninvited inquiries into the private affairs of others
soapssoapa cleansing agent made from the salts of vegetable or animal fats
sopssoppiece of solid food for dipping in a liquid
soupssoupliquid food especially of meat or fish or vegetable stock often containing pieces of solid food
stapesstapesthe stirrup-shaped ossicle that transmits sound from the incus to the cochlea
steepssteepa steep place (as on a hill)
stepsstepa flight of stairs or a flight of steps
stipesstipesupporting stalk or stem-like structure especially of a pistil or fern frond or supporting a mushroom cap
stoepsstoepsmall porch or set of steps at the front entrance of a house
stoopsstoopan inclination of the top half of the body forward and downward
StopesStopesbirth-control campaigner who in 1921 opened the first birth control clinic in London (1880-1958)
stopsstopa gambling card game in which chips are placed on the ace and king and queen and jack of separate suits (taken from a separate deck); a player plays the lowest card of a suit in his hand and successively higher cards are played until the sequence stops; the player who plays a card matching one in the layout wins all the chips on that card
stoupsstoupbasin for holy water
strapsstrapwhip consisting of a strip of leather used in flogging
strepsstrepspherical Gram-positive bacteria occurring in pairs or chains; cause e.g. scarlet fever and tonsillitis
stripesstripeV-shaped sleeve badge indicating military rank and service; "they earned their stripes in Kuwait"
stripsstripa form of erotic entertainment in which a dancer gradually undresses to music; "she did a strip right in front of everyone"
stropsstropa leather strap used to sharpen razors
supssupa small amount of liquid food; "a sup of ale"
swapsswapan equal exchange; "we had no money so we had to live by barter"
sweepssweepa movement in an arc; "a sweep of his arm"
swipesswipea sweeping stroke or blow
swoopsswoopa swift descent through the air
swopsswopan equal exchange; "we had no money so we had to live by barter"
tapestapememory device consisting of a long thin plastic strip coated with iron oxide; used to record audio or video signals or to store computer information; "he took along a dozen tapes to record the interview"
tapstap(military) signal to turn the lights out
taupestaupea greyish brown
thripsthripany of various small to minute sucking insects with narrow feathery wings if any; they feed on plant sap and many are destructive
thripsthripsany of various small to minute sucking insects with narrow feathery wings if any; they feed on plant sap and many are destructive
tipstipan indication of potential opportunity; "he got a tip on the stock market"; "a good lead for a job"
topestopea dome-shaped shrine erected by Buddhists
topstopof the highest quality; "an ace reporter"; "a crack shot"; "a first-rate golfer"; "a super party"; "played top-notch tennis"; "an athlete in tiptop condition"; "she is absolutely tops"
topstopsof the highest quality; "an ace reporter"; "a crack shot"; "a first-rate golfer"; "a super party"; "played top-notch tennis"; "an athlete in tiptop condition"; "she is absolutely tops"
trapstrapthe act of concealing yourself and lying in wait to attack by surprise
tripestripenonsensical talk or writing
tripstripan unintentional but embarrassing blunder; "he recited the whole poem without a single trip"; "he arranged his robes to avoid a trip-up later"; "confusion caused his unfortunate misstep"
troopstroopsoldiers collectively
tropestropelanguage used in a figurative or nonliteral sense
troupestroupeorganization of performers and associated personnel (especially theatrical); "the traveling company all stayed at the same hotel"
tupstupuncastrated adult male sheep; "a British term is `tup'"
typestypea small metal block bearing a raised character on one end; produces a printed character when inked and pressed on paper; "he dropped a case of type, so they made him pick them up"
upsupraise; "up the ante"
vepsvepsa Finnic language spoken by the Veps
VIPsVIPan important or influential (and often overbearing) person
weepsweepshed tears because of sadness, rage, or pain; "She cried bitterly when she heard the news of his death"; "The girl in the wheelchair wept with frustration when she could not get up the stairs"
whapswhaphit hard
whipswhipa quick blow delivered with a whip or whiplike object; "the whip raised a red welt"
whoopswhoopa loud hooting cry of exultation or excitement
whopswhophit hard
wipeswipethe act of rubbing or wiping; "he gave the hood a quick rub"
WopsWop(ethnic slur) offensive term for a person of Italian descent
wrapswrapcloak that is folded or wrapped around a person
yapsyapinformal terms for the mouth
yawpsyawpcomplain whiningly
yipsyipnervous tension that causes an athlete to fail (especially causes golfers to miss short putts); "to avoid the yips he changed his style of putting"
zapszapa sudden event that imparts energy or excitement, usually with a dramatic impact; "they gave it another zap of radiation"
zepszepa large sandwich made of a long crusty roll split lengthwise and filled with meats and cheese (and tomato and onion and lettuce and condiments); different names are used in different sections of the United States
zipszipa fastener for locking together two toothed edges by means of a sliding tab
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Rhymes with 2 syllables

WordBase wordDefinition
agapesagapea religious meal shared as a sign of love and fellowship
airdropsairdropdelivery of supplies or equipment or personnel by dropping them by parachute from an aircraft; "until then, front line troops will be supplied by airdrop"
airshipsairshipa steerable self-propelled aircraft
airstripsairstripan airfield without normal airport facilities
apseapsea domed or vaulted recess or projection on a building especially the east end of a church; usually contains the altar
backdropsbackdropscenery hung at back of stage
backslapsbackslapdisplay excessive cordiality (towards); "he is always backslapping his colleagues at staff meetings"
backstopsbackstopa precaution in case of an emergency; "he acted as a backstop in case anything went wrong"
backupsbackupthe act of providing approval and support; "his vigorous backing of the conservatives got him in trouble with progressives"
bagpipesbagpipea tubular wind instrument; the player blows air into a bag and squeezes it out through the drone
barkeepsbarkeepan employee who mixes and serves alcoholic drinks at a bar
bebopsbebopan early form of modern jazz (originating around 1940)
bellhopsbellhopsomeone employed as an errand boy and luggage carrier around hotels
bicepsbicepany skeletal muscle having two origins (but especially the muscle that flexes the forearm)
bicepsbicepsany skeletal muscle having two origins (but especially the muscle that flexes the forearm)
bishopsbishop(chess) a piece that can be moved diagonally over unoccupied squares of the same color
bitmapsbitmapan image represented as a two dimensional array of brightness values for pixels
blackcapsblackcapsmall brownish-grey warbler with a black crown
blacktopsblacktopa black bituminous material used for paving roads or other areas; usually spread over crushed rock
blowpipesblowpipea tube through which darts can be shot by blowing
blowupsblowupa photographic print that has been enlarged
bookshopsbookshopa shop where books are sold
bootstrapsbootstrapa strap that is looped and sewn to the top of a boot for pulling it on
bopeepsbopeepa game played with young children; you hide your face and suddenly reveal it as you say boo!
bothropsbothropsfer-de-lance
breakupsbreakupthe termination or disintegration of a relationship (between persons or nations)
brushupsbrushuppractice intended to polish performance or refresh the memory
buildupsbuildupthe act of building up an accumulation; "I envied his rapid buildup of assets"; "a military buildup in preparation for the invasion"
burlapsburlapcoarse jute fabric
caltropscaltropMediterranean annual or biennial herb having pinkish to purple flowers surrounded by spine-tipped scales; naturalized in America
canapescanapean appetizer consisting usually of a thin slice of bread or toast spread with caviar or cheese or other savory food
carhopscarhopa waiter at a drive-in restaurant
catnapscatnapsleeping for a short period of time (usually not in bed)
catnipscatniphairy aromatic perennial herb having whorls of small white purple-spotted flowers in a terminal spike; used in the past as a domestic remedy; strongly attractive to cats
catsupscatsupthick spicy sauce made from tomatoes
checkupscheckupa thorough physical examination; includes a variety of tests depending on the age and sex and health of the person
CheopsCheopsEgyptian Pharaoh of the 27th century BC who commissioned the Great Pyramid at Giza
chirrupschirrupa series of chirps
claptrapsclaptrappompous or pretentious talk or writing
cleanupscleanupthe act of making something clean; "he gave his shoes a good cleaning"
clerkshipsclerkshipthe job of clerk
closeupscloseupa photograph taken at close range
coachwhipscoachwhipa whipsnake of southern United States and Mexico; tail resembles a braided whip
cockupscockupsomething badly botched or muddled
copsecopsea dense growth of bushes
courtshipscourtshipa man's courting of a woman; seeking the affections of a woman (usually with the hope of marriage); "its was a brief and intense courtship"
cowslipscowslipswamp plant of Europe and North America having bright yellow flowers resembling buttercups
creamcupscreamcupsCalifornia plant with small pale yellow flowers
cryoscopescryoscopea measuring instrument for measuring freezing and melting points
CyclopesCyclopesonly the silky anteater
cyclopescyclopsonly the silky anteater
cyclopscyclopsminute free-swimming freshwater copepod having a large median eye and pear-shaped body and long antennae used in swimming; important in some food chains and as intermediate hosts of parasitic worms that affect man e.g. Guinea worms
CynipsCynipstype genus of the Cynipidae: gall wasps
deanshipsdeanshipthe position or office of a dean
deathtrapsdeathtrapany structure that is very unsafe; where people are likely to be killed
desktopsdesktop(computer science) the area of the screen in graphical user interfaces against which icons and windows appear
dewdropsdewdropa drop of dew
dewlapsdewlapa hanging fold of loose skin on an elderly person's neck
dollopsdollopa small measure (usually of food)
doorstepsdoorstepthe sill of a door; a horizontal piece of wood or stone that forms the bottom of a doorway and offers support when passing through a doorway
doorstopsdoorstopa stop that keeps open doors from moving
drainpipesdrainpipea pipe through which liquid is carried away
dustupsdustupan angry dispute; "they had a quarrel"; "they had words"
eardropseardropan earring with a pendant ornament
earflapsearflapone of two flaps attached to a cap to keep the ears warm
earlapsearlapone of two flaps attached to a cap to keep the ears warm
eggcupseggcupdishware consisting of a small cup for serving a boiled egg
elopeseloperun away secretly with one's beloved; "The young couple eloped and got married in Las Vegas"
elopselopstype genus of the Elopidae: tenpounder
entrapsentrapcatch in or as if in a trap; "The men trap foxes"
enwrapsenwrapenclose or enfold completely with or as if with a covering; "Fog enveloped the house"
equipsequipprovide with abilities or understanding; "She was never equipped to be a dancer"
escapesescapethe act of escaping physically; "he made his escape from the mental hospital"; "the canary escaped from its cage"; "his flight was an indication of his guilt"
eumopseumopsmastiff bats
fillipsfillipanything that tends to arouse; "his approval was an added fillip"
flagshipsflagshipthe ship that carries the commander of a fleet and flies his flag
flattopsflattopa large warship that carries planes and has a long flat deck for takeoffs and landings
flip-flopsflip-flopa backward somersault
flytrapsflytrapa trap for catching flies
foolscapsfoolscapa size of paper used especially in Britain
footstepsfootstepthe act of taking a step in walking
forcepsforcepsan extractor consisting of a pair of pincers used in medical treatment (especially for the delivery of babies)
forcipesforcepsan extractor consisting of a pair of pincers used in medical treatment (especially for the delivery of babies)
foretopsforetopa lock of a horse's mane that grows forward between the ears
foulupsfoul-upan embarrassing mistake
frappesfrappea frozen dessert with fruit flavoring (especially one containing no milk)
friendshipsfriendshipthe state of being friends (or friendly)
fuckupsfuckupan embarrassing mistake
gallopsgallopa fast gait of a horse; a two-beat stride during which all four legs are off the ground simultaneously
genipsgenipround one-inch Caribbean fruit with green leathery skin and sweet juicy translucent pulp; eaten like grapes
getupsgetupa set of clothing (with accessories); "his getup was exceedingly elegant"
gift-wrapsgift-wrapwrap (a gift) attractively
gossipsgossiplight informal conversation for social occasions
grippesgrippean acute febrile highly contagious viral disease
grownupsgrownupa fully developed person from maturity onward
gumdropsgumdropa jellied candy coated with sugar crystals
hairgripshairgripa flat wire hairpin whose prongs press tightly together; used to hold bobbed hair in place; "in Britain they call a bobby pin a grip"
handclapshandclapa clap of the hands to indicate approval
handgripshandgripthe appendage to an object that is designed to be held in order to use or move it; "he grabbed the hammer by the handle"; "it was an old briefcase but it still had a good grip"
hardshipshardshipsomething hard to endure; "the asperity of northern winters"
hardtopshardtopa car that resembles a convertible but has a fixed rigid top
headshipsheadshipthe position of head
hencoopshencoopa farm building for housing poultry
hiccoughshiccough(usually plural) the state of having reflex spasms of the diaphragm accompanied by a rapid closure of the glottis producing an audible sound; sometimes a symptom of indigestion; "how do you cure the hiccups?"
hiccupshiccup(usually plural) the state of having reflex spasms of the diaphragm accompanied by a rapid closure of the glottis producing an audible sound; sometimes a symptom of indigestion; "how do you cure the hiccups?"
hilltopshilltopthe peak of a hill; "the sun set behind the brow of distant hills"
holdupsholduprobbery at gunpoint
hookupshookupa system of components assembled together for a particular purpose
hornpipeshornpipea British solo dance performed by sailors
hubcapshubcapcap that fits over the hub of a wheel
hydropshydropsswelling from excessive accumulation of watery fluid in cells, tissues, or serous cavities
hyssopshyssopbitter leaves used sparingly in salads; dried flowers used in soups and tisanes
ingroupsingroupan exclusive circle of people with a common purpose
instepsinstepthe part of a shoe or stocking that covers the arch of the foot
jockstrapsjockstrapa support for the genitals worn by men engaging in strenuous exercise
judgeshipsjudgeshipthe position of judge
julepsjulepbourbon and sugar and mint over crushed ice
ketchupsketchupthick spicy sauce made from tomatoes
kidnapskidnaptake away to an undisclosed location against their will and usually in order to extract a ransom; "The industrialist's son was kidnapped"
kingcupskingcupany of various plants of the genus Ranunculus
KingshipsKingshipthe dignity or rank or position of a king
kinshipskinshipa close connection marked by community of interests or similarity in nature or character; "found a natural affinity with the immigrants"; "felt a deep kinship with the other students"; "anthropology's kinship with the humanities"
kneecapskneecapa small flat triangular bone in front of the knee that protects the knee joint
landscapeslandscapea genre of art dealing with the depiction of natural scenery
landslipslandslipa slide of a large mass of dirt and rock down a mountain or cliff
lapselapsea failure to maintain a higher state
laptopslaptopa portable computer small enough to use in your lap
larrupslarrupgive a spanking to; subject to a spanking
layupslayupa basketball shot made with one hand from a position under or beside the basket (and usually banked off the backboard)
LessepsLessepsFrench diplomat who supervised the construction of the Suez Canal (1805-1894)
letupsletupa pause during which things are calm or activities are diminished; "there was never a letup in the noise"
lightshipslightshipa ship equipped like a lighthouse and anchored where a permanent lighthouse would be impracticable
lineupslineup(baseball) a list of batters in the order in which they will bat; "the managers presented their cards to the umpire at home plate"
linkupslinkupa fastener that serves to join or connect; "the walls are held together with metal links placed in the wet mortar during construction"
lithopslithopsany plant of the genus Lithops native to Africa having solitary yellow or white flowers and thick leaves that resemble stones
lobipeslobipesa genus of Phalaropidae
lockstepslockstepa manner of marching in file in which each person's leg moves with and behind the corresponding leg of the person ahead; "the prisoner's ankles were so chained together that they could only march in lockstep"
lockupslockupthe act of locking something up to protect it
lollopslollopwalk clumsily and with a bounce
lookupslookupan operation that determines whether one or more of a set of items has a specified property; "they wrote a program to do a table lookup"
LordshipsLordshipthe authority of a lord
madcapsmadcapa reckless impetuous irresponsible person
maildropsmaildropa drop where mail can be deposited
makeupsmakeupcosmetics applied to the face to improve or change your appearance
make-upsmake-upcosmetics applied to the face to improve or change your appearance
mantrapsmantrapa trap for catching trespassers
markupsmarkupdetailed stylistic instructions for typesetting something that is to be printed; manual markup is usually written on the copy (e.g. underlining words that are to be set in italics)
matchupsmatchupthe pairing of people or things as for comparison or competition; "it was a good match-up but the home team won"; "we need a matchup of the best teachers with the neediest schools"
maypopsmaypopof southern United States; having an insipid berry the size of a hen egg
MeropsMeropstype genus of the Meropidae
midshipsmidshipat or near or toward the center of a ship; "in the late 19th century, engines were placed in front, amidships, and at the rear"
midshipsmidshipsat or near or toward the center of a ship; "in the late 19th century, engines were placed in front, amidships, and at the rear"
milksopsmilksopa timid man or boy considered childish or unassertive
mishapsmishapan instance of misfortune
misstepsmisstepan unintentional but embarrassing blunder; "he recited the whole poem without a single trip"; "he arranged his robes to avoid a trip-up later"; "confusion caused his unfortunate misstep"
mobcapsmobcaplarge high frilly cap with a full crown; formerly worn indoors by women
muckheapsmuckheapa heap of dung or refuse
nephropsnephropsa genus of Nephropsidae
nightcapsnightcapthe final game of a double header
orlopsorlopthe fourth or lowest deck
outcropsoutcropthe part of a rock formation that appears above the surface of the surrounding land
outstripsoutstripbe or do something to a greater degree; "her performance surpasses that of any other student I know"; "She outdoes all other athletes"; "This exceeds all my expectations"; "This car outperforms all others in its class"
oxlipsoxlipEurasian primrose with yellow flowers clustered in a one-sided umbel
PanpipesPanpipea primitive wind instrument consisting of several parallel pipes bound together
parsnipsparsnipwhitish edible root; eaten cooked
pawnshopspawnshopa shop where loans are made with personal property as security
payslipspayslipa slip of paper included with your pay that records how much money you have earned and how much tax or insurance etc. has been taken out
perhapsperhapsby chance; "perhaps she will call tomorrow"; "we may possibly run into them at the concert"; "it may peradventure be thought that there never was such a time"
pickupspickupthe act of taking aboard passengers or freight
pileupspileupmultiple collisions of vehicles
pinstripespinstripea very thin stripe (especially a white stripe on a dark fabric)
pitpropspitpropa wooden prop used to support the roof of a mine
polypspolypone of two forms that coelenterates take (e.g. a hydra or coral): usually sedentary with a hollow cylindrical body usually with a ring of tentacles around the mouth; "in some species of coelenterate, polyps are a phase in the life cycle that alternates with a medusoid phase"
presbyopespresbyopea person with presbyopia; someone who is farsighted resulting from the progressive loss with aging of the elasticity of the crystalline lens
punch-upspunch-upa fistfight; "the quarrel ended in a punch-up"
pushupspushupan arm exercise performed lying face to the floor and pushing the body up and down with the arms
pyropespyropea deep red garnet used as a gemstone
quickstepsquickstepa ballroom dance with both quick and slow steps
raindropsraindropa drop of rain
rattrapsrattrapa trap for catching rats
recapsrecapa used automobile tire that has been remolded to give it new treads
recoupsrecoupretain and refrain from disbursing; of payments; "My employer is withholding taxes"
redcapsredcapa porter who helps passengers with their baggage at a railroad station
regroupsregroupreorganize into new groups
reshapesreshapeshape anew or differently; "The new foreign minister reshaped the foreign policy of his country"
reshipsreshipplace on a ship again or transfer to another ship; "reship the cargo"
rollmopsrollmopa pickled herring filet that has been rolled or wrapped around a pickle
rooftopsrooftopthe top of a (usually flat) roof
roundupsroundupthe systematic gathering up of suspects by the police; "a mass roundup of suspects"
runupsrunupa substantial increase over a relatively short period of time; "a runup in interest rates"; "market runups are followed by corrections"
rynchopsrynchopstype genus of the Rynchopidae: skimmers
sannupssannupa married male American Indian
sarapessarapea long brightly colored shawl; worn mainly by Mexican men
satrapssatrapa governor of a province in ancient Persia
scallopsscallopedible marine bivalve having a fluted fan-shaped shell that swim by expelling water from the shell in a series of snapping motions
scollopsscollopedible marine bivalve having a fluted fan-shaped shell that swim by expelling water from the shell in a series of snapping motions
scrapheapsscrapheappile of discarded metal
screwtopsscrewtopthe top of a container that must be screwed off and on
screwupsscrewupthe complete mismanagement or mishandling of a situation; "a typical bureaucratic screwup"
seascapesseascapea painting of the sea (as distinguished from a landscape)
sendupssendupa composition that imitates or misrepresents somebody's style, usually in a humorous way
serapesserapea long brightly colored shawl; worn mainly by Mexican men
setupssetupan act that incriminates someone on a false charge
shakeupsshakeupthe imposition of a new organization; organizing differently (often involving extensive and drastic changes); "a committee was appointed to oversee the reorganization of the curriculum"; "top officials were forced out in the cabinet shakeup"
shortstopsshortstopthe fielding position of the player on a baseball team who is stationed between second and third base
shrinkwrapsshrinkwrapwrap something tightly with heated plastic that shrinks upon cooling; "shrinkwrap the CDs"
sideslipssideslipa flight maneuver; aircraft slides sideways in the air
sidestepssidestepa step to one side (as in boxing or dancing)
sideswipessideswipea glancing blow from or on the side of something (especially motor vehicles)
sirupssirupa thick sweet sticky liquid
skullcapsskullcaprounded brimless cap fitting the crown of the head
skycapsskycapa porter who helps passengers with their baggage at an airport
snowcapssnowcapa covering of snow (as on a mountain peak)
snowdropssnowdropcommon anemone of eastern North America with solitary pink-tinged white flowers
soursopssoursoplarge spiny tropical fruit with tart pulp related to custard apples
spaceshipsspaceshipa spacecraft designed to carry a crew into interstellar space (especially in science fiction)
speedupsspeedupthe act of accelerating; increasing the speed
standpipesstandpipea vertical pipe
stanhopesstanhopea light open horse-drawn carriage with two or four wheels and one seat
starshipsstarshipa spacecraft designed to carry a crew into interstellar space (especially in science fiction)
startupsstartupthe act of starting a new operation or practice; "he opposed the inauguration of fluoridation"; "the startup of the new factory was delayed by strikes"
steamshipssteamshipa ship powered by one or more steam engines
steppessteppeextensive plain without trees (associated with eastern Russia and Siberia)
stickupsstickuprobbery at gunpoint
stirrupsstirrupsupport consisting of metal loops into which rider's feet go
stopgapsstopgapsomething contrived to meet an urgent need or emergency
subgroupssubgroup(mathematics) a subset (that is not empty) of a mathematical group
sundropssundropsa day-flowering biennial or perennial of the genus Oenothera
suntrapssuntrapa terrace or garden oriented to take advantage of the sun while protected from cold winds
sunupssunupthe first light of day; "we got up before dawn"; "they talked until morning"
sweatshopssweatshopfactory where workers do piecework for poor pay and are prevented from forming unions; common in the clothing industry
sweetsopssweetsopsweet pulpy tropical fruit with thick scaly rind and shiny black seeds
syrupssyrupa thick sweet sticky liquid
tailpipestailpipea pipe carrying fumes from the muffler to the rear of a car
talipestalipescongenital deformity of the foot usually marked by a curled shape or twisted position of the ankle and heel and toes
teacupsteacupa cup from which tea is drunk
teardropsteardropa drop of the clear salty saline solution secreted by the lacrimal glands; "his story brought tears to her eyes"
teashopsteashopa restaurant where tea and light meals are available
thaneshipsthaneshipthe position of thane
tieupstie-upan interruption of normal activity
tightropestightropetightly stretched rope or wire on which acrobats perform high above the ground
tinsnipstinsnips(plural) hand shears for cutting sheet metal
tiptopstiptopthe extreme top or summit
toecapstoecapa protective leather or steel cover for the toe of a boot or shoe, reinforcing or decorating it
tossupstossupan unpredictable phenomenon; "it's a toss-up whether he will win or lose"
townshipstownshipan administrative division of a county; "the town is responsible for snow removal"
towropestowrope(nautical) a rope used in towing
toyshopstoyshopshop where toys are sold
traipsetraipsewalk or tramp about
transshipstransshiptransfer for further transportation from one ship or conveyance to another
treetopstreetopthe upper branches and leaves of a tree or other plant
tricepstricepany skeletal muscle having three origins (but especially the triceps brachii)
tricepstricepsany skeletal muscle having three origins (but especially the triceps brachii)
triopstriopstype genus of the family Triopidae: small crustaceans with a small third median eye
trollopstrollopa woman adulterer
troopshipstroopshipship for transporting troops
tulipstulipany of numerous perennial bulbous herbs having linear or broadly lanceolate leaves and usually a single showy flower
turnipsturniproot of any of several members of the mustard family
turnupsturnupthe lap consisting of a turned-back hem encircling the end of the sleeve or leg
unclipsunclipremove the clip from
undrapesundrapestrip something of drapery
unstrapsunstrapremove the strap or straps from
unwrapsunwrapmake known to the public information that was previously known only to a few people or that was meant to be kept a secret; "The auction house would not disclose the price at which the van Gogh had sold"; "The actress won't reveal how old she is"; "bring out the truth"; "he broke the news to her"; "unwrap the evidence in the murder case"
unzipsunzipopen the zipper of; "unzip the bag"
upkeepsupkeepactivity involved in maintaining something in good working order; "he wrote the manual on car care"
VepseVepsea Finnic language spoken by the Veps
wallopswallopa severe blow
warm-upswarm-upexercising in preparation for strenuous activity
warshipswarshipa government ship that is available for waging war
washupswashupthe act of washing yourself (or another person)
watchstrapswatchstrapa band of cloth or leather or metal links attached to a wristwatch and wrapped around the wrist
windpipeswindpipemembranous tube with cartilaginous rings that conveys inhaled air from the larynx to the bronchi
windupswindupa concluding action
workshopsworkshopa brief intensive course for a small group; emphasizes problem solving
worshipsworshipthe activity of worshipping
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Rhymes with 3 syllables

WordBase wordDefinition
AegilopsAegilopsgoat grass
agitpropsagitproppolitical propaganda (especially communist propaganda) communicated via art and literature and cinema
airmanshipsairmanshipthe art of operating aircraft
allotropesallotropea structurally different form of an element; "graphite and diamond are allotropes of carbon"
amidshipsamidshipat or near or toward the center of a ship; "in the late 19th century, engines were placed in front, amidships, and at the rear"
amidshipsamidshipsat or near or toward the center of a ship; "in the late 19th century, engines were placed in front, amidships, and at the rear"
antelopesantelopegraceful Old World ruminant with long legs and horns directed upward and backward; includes gazelles; springboks; impalas; addax; gerenuks; blackbucks; dik-diks
antipopesantipopesomeone who is elected pope in opposition to another person who is held to be canonically elected; "the antipopes resided in Avignon during the Great Schism"
antitypesantitypean opposite or contrasting type
apocopesapocopeabbreviation of a word by omitting the final sound or sounds; "the British get `pud' from `pudding' by apocope"
archbishopsarchbishopa bishop of highest rank
archetypesarchetypesomething that serves as a model or a basis for making copies; "this painting is a copy of the original"
arthroscopesarthroscopea type of endoscope that is inserted into a joint for visual examination
auriscopesauriscopemedical instrument consisting of a magnifying lens and light; used for examining the external ear (the auditory meatus and especially the tympanic membrane)
authorshipsauthorshipthe act of initiating a new idea or theory or writing; "the authorship of the theory is disputed"
autotypesautotypean exact copy or reproduction
bailiffshipsbailiffshipthe office of bailiff
bakeshopsbakeshopa workplace where baked goods (breads and cakes and pastries) are produced or sold
barbershopsbarbershopa shop where men can get their hair cut
bathyscapesbathyscapenavigable deep diving vessel for underwater exploration
battleshipsbattleshiplarge and heavily armoured warship
biochipsbiochipa microchip that uses tiny strands of DNA to latch onto and quickly recognize thousands of genes at a time; intended for use in a biological environment
bioscopesbioscopea kind of early movie projector
biotypesbiotypeorganisms sharing a specified genotype or the genotype (or peculiarities) so shared
boatmanshipsboatmanshipskill in handling boats
brinkmanshipsbrinkmanshipthe policy of pushing a dangerous situation to the brink of disaster (to the limits of safety)
bronchoscopesbronchoscopea slender tubular instrument used to examine the bronchial tubes
buttercupsbuttercupany of various plants of the genus Ranunculus
cadetshipscadetshipthe position of cadet
cantaloupescantaloupethe fruit of a cantaloup vine; small to medium-sized melon with yellowish flesh
cantaloupscantaloupthe fruit of a cantaloup vine; small to medium-sized melon with yellowish flesh
captainshipscaptainshipthe post of captain
carrottopscarrottopsomeone who has red hair
cassareepscassareepa flavoring made by boiling down the juice of the bitter cassava; used in West Indian cooking
censorshipscensorshipdeleting parts of publications or correspondence or theatrical performances
chairmanshipschairmanshipthe position of chairman
chaplainshipschaplainshipthe position of chaplain
chieftainshipschieftainshipthe position of chieftain
chronoscopeschronoscopean instrument for accurate measurements of small intervals of time
cityscapescityscapepainting depicting a city or urban area
clavicepsclavicepsfungi parasitic upon the ovaries of various grasses
codswallopscodswallopnonsensical talk or writing
collapsecollapsethe act of throwing yourself down; "he landed on the bed with a great flop"
collotypescollotypea photomechanical printing process that uses a glass plate with a gelatin surface that carries the image to be reproduced; can be used with one or more colors
comradeshipscomradeshipthe quality of affording easy familiarity and sociability
consulshipsconsulshipthe post of consul
coragypscoragypsa genus of Cathartidae
corbiestepscorbiestep(architecture) a step on the top of a gable wall
countercoupscountercoupa sudden and decisive overthrow of a government that gained power by a coup d'etat
countertopscountertopthe top side of a counter
craftsmanshipscraftsmanshipskill in an occupation or trade
dealershipsdealershipa business established or operated under an authorization to sell or distribute a company's goods or services in a particular area
developsdevelopcome to have or undergo a change of (physical features and attributes); "He grew a beard"; "The patient developed abdominal pains"; "I got funny spots all over my body"; "Well-developed breasts"
draftsmanshipsdraftsmanshipthe creation of artistic pictures or diagrams; "he learned drawing from his father"
eavesdropseavesdroplisten without the speaker's knowledge; "the jealous man was eavesdropping on his wife's conversations"
echinopsechinopsgenus of Mediterranean and Eurasian herbs: globe thistles
eclipseeclipseone celestial body obscures another
elapseelapsepass by; "three years elapsed"
eldershipseldershipthe office of elder
ellipseellipsea closed plane curve resulting from the intersection of a circular cone and a plane cutting completely through it; "the sums of the distances from the foci to any point on an ellipse is constant"
endoscopesendoscopea long slender medical instrument for examining the interior of a bodily organ or performing minor surgery
envelopesenvelopeany wrapper or covering
envelopsenvelopenclose or enfold completely with or as if with a covering; "Fog enveloped the house"
epitopesepitopethe site on the surface of an antigen molecule to which an antibody attaches itself
escallopsescallopedible marine bivalve having a fluted fan-shaped shell that swim by expelling water from the shell in a series of snapping motions
eyecupseyecup(embryology) a two-walled cuplike depression that develops into the pigmented and sensory layers of the retina
eyedropseyedropa method of irrigating the eye used by ophthalmologists
fellowshipsfellowshipan association of people who share common beliefs or activities; "the message was addressed not just to employees but to every member of the company family"; "the church welcomed new members into its fellowship"
fetoscopesfetoscopea stethoscope placed on the pregnant woman's abdomen to listen for the fetal heartbeat
fiberscopesfiberscopea flexible medical instrument involving fiber optics that is used to examine internal organs
fingertipsfingertipthe end (tip) of a finger
firetrapsfiretrapa building that would be hard to escape from if it were to catch fire
fluoroscopesfluoroscopean X-ray machine that combines an X-ray source and a fluorescent screen to enable direct observation
followupsfollowupa subsequent examination of a patient for the purpose of monitoring earlier treatment
follow-upsfollow-upa subsequent examination of a patient for the purpose of monitoring earlier treatment
foremanshipsforemanshipthe position of foreman
gastroscopesgastroscopea type of endoscope for visually examining the stomach
genipapsgenipapa succulent orange-sized tropical fruit with a thick rind
genotypesgenotypethe particular alleles at specified loci present in an organism
gingersnapsgingersnapa crisp round cookie flavored with ginger
GymnogypsGymnogypscontaining solely the California condor
gyroscopesgyroscoperotating mechanism in the form of a universally mounted spinning wheel that offers resistance to turns in any direction
handicapshandicapadvantage given to a competitor to equalize chances of winning
haplotypeshaplotype(genetics) a combination of alleles (for different genes) that are located closely together on the same chromosome and that tend to be inherited together
harelipsharelipa congenital cleft in the middle of the upper lip
hawsepipeshawsepipethe hole that an anchor rope passes through
hedgehopshedgehopfly very close to the ground
higher-upshigher-upone of greater rank or station or quality
hodoscopeshodoscope(physics) scientific instrument that traces the path of a charged particle
holotypesholotypethe original specimen from which the description of a new species is made
horoscopeshoroscopea diagram of the positions of the planets and signs of the zodiac at a particular time and place
horsewhipshorsewhipa whip for controlling horses
hosepipeshosepipea flexible pipe for conveying a liquid or gas
housekeepshousekeepmaintain a household; take care of all business related to a household
housetopshousetopthe roof of a house; "shout it from the housetops"
hygroscopeshygroscopehygrometer that shows variations in the relative humidity of the atmosphere
hyperopeshyperopea person with hyperopia; a farsighted person
icecapsicecapa mass of ice and snow that permanently covers a large area of land (e.g., the polar regions or a mountain peak)
interlopesinterlopeencroach on the rights of others, as in trading without a proper license
internshipsinternshipthe position of a medical intern
isotopesisotopeone of two or more atoms with the same atomic number but with different numbers of neutrons
jackanapesjackanapessomeone who is unimportant but cheeky and presumptuous
karyotypeskaryotypethe appearance of the chromosomal makeup of a somatic cell in an individual or species (including the number and arrangement and size and structure of the chromosomes)
kinescopeskinescopea cathode-ray tube in a television receiver; translates the received signal into a picture on a luminescent screen
LadyshipsLadyshipa title used to address any peeress except a duchess; "Your Ladyship"; "Her Ladyship"
leadershipsleadershipthe activity of leading; "his leadership inspired the team"
lectureshipslectureshipthe post of lecturer
legateshipslegateshipthe post or office of legate
LinotypesLinotypea typesetting machine operated from a keyboard that casts an entire line as a single slug of metal
logotypeslogotypea company emblem or device
lollipopslollipophard candy on a stick
lycanthropeslycanthropea monster able to change appearance from human to wolf and back again
malapropsmalapropthe unintentional misuse of a word by confusion with one that sounds similar
marksmanshipsmarksmanshipskill in shooting
marshalshipsmarshalshipthe post of marshall
mastershipsmastershipthe position of master
megaflopsmegaflop(computer science) a unit for measuring the speed of a computer system
membershipsmembershipthe body of members of an organization or group; "they polled their membership"; "they found dissension in their own ranks"; "he joined the ranks of the unemployed"
MessiahshipsMessiahshipthe position of messiah
microchipsmicrochipelectronic equipment consisting of a small crystal of a silicon semiconductor fabricated to carry out a number of electronic functions in an integrated circuit
microscopesmicroscopemagnifier of the image of small objects; "the invention of the microscope led to the discovery of the cell"
misanthropesmisanthropesomeone who dislikes people in general
MonotypesMonotypea typesetting machine operated from a keyboard that sets separate characters
mousetrapsmousetrap(American football) a play in which a defensive player is allowed to cross the line of scrimmage and then blocked off as the runner goes through the place the lineman vacated
namedropsnamedroprefer to people that one assumes one's interlocutors admire in order to try to impress them
nephoscopesnephoscopea measuring instrument that uses a grid for measuring the altitude, direction, and velocity of movement of clouds
nincompoopsnincompoopa stupid foolish person
oarsmanshipsoarsmanshipskill as an oarsman
otoscopesotoscopemedical instrument consisting of a magnifying lens and light; used for examining the external ear (the auditory meatus and especially the tympanic membrane)
ovalipesovalipesa genus of Portunidae
overcropsovercropto exhaust by excessive cultivation; "the farmers overcropped the land"
overlapsoverlapa flap that lies over another part; "the lap of the shingles should be at least ten inches"
overleapsoverleapleave undone or leave out; "How could I miss that typo?"; "The workers on the conveyor belt miss one out of ten"
oversleepsoversleepsleep longer than intended
overstepsoversteppass beyond (limits or boundaries)
overtopsovertoplook down on; "The villa dominates the town"
ownershipsownershipthe act of having and controlling property
paperclipspaperclipa wire or plastic clip for holding sheets of paper together; "the paper clip was invented in 1900"
paratroopsparatroopinfantry trained and equipped to parachute
partnershipspartnershipa contract between two or more persons who agree to pool talent and money and share profits or losses
pastorshipspastorshipthe position of pastor
penmanshipspenmanshipbeautiful handwriting
periscopesperiscopean optical instrument that provides a view of an otherwise obstructed field
pezophapspezophapsconstituted by the extinct solitaire
phalaropesphalaropesmall sandpiper-like shorebird having lobate toes and being good swimmers; breed in the Arctic and winter in the tropics
phenotypesphenotypewhat an organism looks like as a consequence of the interaction of its genotype and the environment
pinesapspinesapfleshy tawny or reddish saprophytic herb resembling the Indian pipe and growing in woodland humus of eastern North America; in some classifications placed in a separate genus Hypopitys
podicepspodicepstype genus of the Podicipedidae: grebes
pogonipspogonipa dense winter fog containing ice particles
praetorshipspraetorshipthe office of praetor
presidentshipspresidentshipthe office and function of president; "Andrew Jackson expanded the power of the presidency beyond what was customary before his time"
primateshipsprimateshipthe office of primate
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