Near rhymes dictionary


List of near rhymes for the word: single


Rhymes with 1 syllable

WordBase wordDefinition
GaelGaela Gaelic-speaking Celt in Ireland or Scotland or the Isle of Man
galgalalliterative term for girl (or woman)
GaleGalea strong wind moving 45-90 knots; force 7 to 10 on Beaufort scale
gallgallthe trait of being rude and impertinent; inclined to take liberties
gaolgaola correctional institution used to detain persons who are in the lawful custody of the government (either accused persons awaiting trial or convicted persons serving a sentence)
GaulGaulan ancient region of western Europe that included what is now northern Italy and France and Belgium and part of Germany and the Netherlands
gelgela thin translucent membrane used over stage lights for color effects
ghoulghoulan evil spirit or ghost
gillgillrespiratory organ of aquatic animals that breathe oxygen dissolved in water
goalgoala successful attempt at scoring; "the winning goal came with less than a minute left to play"
guileguilethe use of tricks to deceive someone (usually to extract money from them)
gullgullmostly white aquatic bird having long pointed wings and short legs

Rhymes with 2 syllables

WordBase wordDefinition
agalagala cord (usually of goat's hair) that Arabs (especially Bedouins) wind around their heads to hold down the kaffiyeh
agileagilemoving quickly and lightly; "sleek and agile as a gymnast"; "as nimble as a deer"; "nimble fingers"; "quick of foot"; "the old dog was so spry it was halfway up the stairs before we could stop it"
algalalgalof or relating to alga
AlgolAlgol(from a combination of ALGOrithmic and Language); a programming language used to express computer programs as algorithms
angelangelthe highest waterfall; has more than one leap; flow varies seasonally
angleanglea biased way of looking at or presenting something
argalargalwild sheep of semidesert regions in central Asia
argilargila white clay (especially a white clay used by potters)
ArgyleArgylea sock knitted or woven with an argyle design (usually used in the plural)
ArgyllArgylla sock knitted or woven with an argyle design (usually used in the plural)
bagelbagel(Yiddish) glazed yeast-raised doughnut-shaped roll with hard crust
banglebanglecheap showy jewelry or ornament on clothing
beaglebeaglea small short-legged smooth-coated breed of hound
beguilebeguileattract; cause to be enamored; "She captured all the men's hearts"
beigelbeigel(Yiddish) glazed yeast-raised doughnut-shaped roll with hard crust
BengalBengala region whose eastern part is now Bangladesh and whose western part is included in India
bergallbergallcommon in north Atlantic coastal waters of the United States
binglebinglea base hit on which the batter stops safely at first base
bluegillbluegillimportant edible sunfish of eastern and central United States
boggleboggleovercome with amazement; "This boggles the mind!"
BreughelBreughelFlemish painter of landscapes (1525-1569)
BrueghelBrueghelFlemish painter of landscapes (1525-1569)
buglebuglea brass instrument without valves; used for military calls and fanfares
bungholebungholea hole in a barrel or cask; used to fill or empty it
bunglebunglean embarrassing mistake
burgleburglecommit a burglary; enter and rob a dwelling
cagoulecagoulelightweight parka; waterproof
ChagallChagallFrench painter (born in Russia) noted for his imagery and brilliant colors (1887-1985)
cogglecogglemove unsteadily; "His knees wobbled"; "The old cart wobbled down the street"
cogwheelcogwheela toothed wheel that engages another toothed mechanism in order to change the speed or direction of transmitted motion
congealcongealbecome gelatinous; "the liquid jelled after we added the enzyme"
cringlecringlefastener consisting of a metal ring for lining a small hole to permit the attachment of cords or lines
dangledanglecause to dangle or hang freely; "He dangled the ornaments from the Christmas tree"
dingledinglea small wooded hollow
dongledongle(computer science) an electronic device that must be attached to a computer in order for it to use protected software
dunghilldunghilla heap of dung or refuse
eagleeagleany of various large keen-sighted diurnal birds of prey noted for their broad wings and strong soaring flight
fragilefragilevulnerably delicate; "she has the fragile beauty of youth"
frugalfrugalavoiding waste; "an economical meal"; "an economical shopper"; "a frugal farmer"; "a frugal lunch"; "a sparing father and a spending son"; "sparing in their use of heat and light"; "stinting in bestowing gifts"; "thrifty because they remember the great Depression"; "`scotch' is used only informally"
fugalfugalof or relating to or in the style of a musical fugue
fungalfungalof or relating to fungi
gagglegagglea flock of geese
garglegarglethe sound produced while gargling
gargoylegargoylean ornament consisting of a grotesquely carved figure of a person or animal
gayalgayalox of southeast Asia sometimes considered a domesticated breed of the gaur
gigglegigglea foolish or nervous laugh
gogglegogglelook with amazement; look stupidly
GogolGogolRussian writer who introduced realism to Russian literature (1809-1852)
googolgoogola cardinal number represented as 1 followed by 100 zeros (ten raised to the power of a hundred)
guayuleguayulemuch-branched subshrub with silvery leaves and small white flowers of Texas and northern Mexico; cultivated as a source of rubber
guggleguggledrink from a flask with a gurgling sound
gurglegurglethe bubbling sound of water flowing from a bottle with a narrow neck
hagglehagglean instance of intense argument (as in bargaining)
HegelHegelGerman philosopher whose three stage process of dialectical reasoning was adopted by Karl Marx (1770-1831)
higglehigglewrangle (over a price, terms of an agreement, etc.); "Let's not haggle over a few dollars"
janglejanglea metallic sound; "the jingle of coins"; "the jangle of spurs"
jigglejigglea slight irregular shaking motion
jinglejinglea comic verse of irregular measure; "he had heard some silly doggerel that kept running through his mind"
jogglejogglea slight irregular shaking motion
jugglejugglethrowing and catching several objects simultaneously
junglejunglean impenetrable equatorial forest
legallegalallowed by official rules; "a legal pass receiver"
liguleligule(botany) any appendage to a plant that is shaped like a strap
linguallinguala consonant that is produced with the tongue and other speech organs
manglemangleclothes dryer for drying and ironing laundry by passing it between two heavy heated rollers
minglemingleto bring or combine together or with something else; "resourcefully he mingled music and dance"
moghulmoghula member of the Muslim dynasty that ruled India until 1857
MogulMogula very wealthy or powerful businessman; "an oil baron"
mongolmongola member of the nomadic peoples of Mongolia
mugilmugiltype genus of the Mugilidae: mullets
narghilenarghilean oriental tobacco pipe with a long flexible tube connected to a container where the smoke is cooled by passing through water; "a bipolar world with the hookah and Turkish coffee versus hamburgers and Coca Cola"
NergalNergal(Akkadian) god ruling with his consort Ereshkigal the world of the dead
niggleniggleargue over petty things; "Let's not quibble over pennies"
NingalNingal(Akkadian) a goddess; wife of the Moon god Sin
no-goalno-goala nonexistent goal; "he lived without a reason progressing toward no-goal"
ogleoglelook at with amorous intentions
paiglepaigleearly spring flower common in British isles having fragrant yellow or sometimes purple flowers
plugholeplugholea hole into which a plug fits (especially a hole where water drains away)
regalregalbelonging to or befitting a supreme ruler; "golden age of imperial splendor"; "purple tyrant"; "regal attire"; "treated with royal acclaim"; "the royal carriage of a stag's head"
regaleregaleprovide with choice or abundant food or drink; "Don't worry about the expensive wine--I'm treating"; "She treated her houseguests with good food every night"
RigelRigelthe brightest star in Orion
rigilrigilbrightest star in Centaurus; second nearest star to the sun
seagullseagullmostly white aquatic bird having long pointed wings and short legs
SegalSegalUnited States sculptor (born in 1924)
shingleshinglea small signboard outside the office of a lawyer or doctor, e.g.
singlesinglea base hit on which the batter stops safely at first base
smugglesmuggleimport or export without paying customs duties; "She smuggled cigarettes across the border"
snugglesnugglea close and affectionate (and often prolonged) embrace
spanglespangleadornment consisting of a small piece of shiny material used to decorate clothing
spiegelspiegelpig iron containing manganese; used as a deoxidizing agent and to raise the manganese content in making steel
squigglesquigglean illegible scrawl; "his signature was just a squiggle but only he could make that squiggle"
stragglestragglea wandering or disorderly grouping (of things or persons); "a straggle of outbuildings"; "a straggle of followers"
stranglestranglestruggle for breath; have insufficient oxygen intake; "he swallowed a fishbone and gagged"
strugglestrugglestrenuous effort; "the struggle to get through the crowd exhausted her"
tangletanglesomething jumbled or confused; "a tangle of government regulations"
tingletinglea somatic sensation as from many tiny prickles
toggletogglea fastener consisting of a peg or pin or crosspiece that is inserted into an eye at the end of a rope or a chain or a cable in order to fasten it to something (as another rope or chain or cable)
ungualungualof or relating to a nail or claw or hoof
vagalvagalof or relating to the vagus nerve
vagilevagilehaving freedom to move about; "vagile aquatic animals"
VergilVergila Roman poet; author of the epic poem `Aeneid' (70-19 BC)
vigilvigila purposeful surveillance to guard or observe
VirgilVirgila Roman poet; author of the epic poem `Aeneid' (70-19 BC)
virgulevirgulea punctuation mark (/) used to separate related items of information
VogulVogulthe Ugric language (related to Hungarian) spoken by the Vogul
wagglewagglecausing to move repeatedly from side to side
wanglewanglean instance of accomplishing something by scheming or trickery
wigglewigglethe act of wiggling
wranglewranglean instance of intense argument (as in bargaining)
wrigglewrigglethe act of wiggling

Rhymes with 3 syllables

WordBase wordDefinition
archangelarchangelan angel ranked above the highest rank in the celestial hierarchy
aspergillaspergilla short-handled device with a globe containing a sponge; used for sprinkling holy water
astragalastragala beaded molding for edging or decorating furniture
bedragglebedragglemake wet and dirty, as from rain
bespanglebespangledot or sprinkle with sparkling or glittering objects
bilingualbilinguala person who speaks two languages fluently
boondoggleboondogglework of little or no value done merely to look busy
coccygealcoccygealof or relating to or near the coccyx
comminglecomminglemix together different elements; "The colors blend well"
conjugalconjugalof or relating to marriage or to the relationship between a wife and husband; "connubial bliss"; "conjugal visits"
embrangleembranglemake more complicated or confused through entanglements
entangleentangletwist together or entwine into a confusing mass; "The child entangled the cord"
evangelevangelthe four books in the New Testament (Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John) that tell the story of Christ's life and teachings
farthingalefarthingalea hoop worn beneath a skirt to extend it horizontally; worn by European women in the 16th and 17th centuries
finaglefinagleachieve something by means of trickery or devious methods
galangalgalangalEuropean sedge having rough-edged leaves and spikelets of reddish flowers and aromatic roots
galingalegalingaleEuropean sedge having rough-edged leaves and spikelets of reddish flowers and aromatic roots
hydrogelhydrogela colloidal gel in which water is the dispersion medium
illegalillegalprohibited by law or by official or accepted rules; "an illegal chess move"
immingleimminglecombine into one; "blend the nuts and raisins together"; "he blends in with the crowd"; "We don't intermingle much"
inveigleinveigleinfluence or urge by gentle urging, caressing, or flattering; "He palavered her into going along"
laryngeallaryngealof or relating to or situated in the larynx; "laryngeal infection"
madrigalmadrigalan unaccompanied partsong for 2 or 3 voices; follows a strict poetic form
martingalemartingalespar under the bowsprit of a sailboat
MelogaleMelogalea genus of Mustelidae
meningealmeningealrelating to the meninges
nightingalenightingaleEuropean songbird noted for its melodious nocturnal song
nonlegalnonlegalnot regulated or sanctioned by law; "there were only extralegal recourses for their grievances"
pentanglepentanglea star with 5 points; formed by 5 straight lines between the vertices of a pentagon and enclosing another pentagon
petrogalepetrogalerock wallabies
phalangealphalangealof or relating to the bones of the fingers or toes
pharyngealpharyngeala consonant articulated in the back of the mouth or throat
phascogalephascogalepouched mice
porbeagleporbeaglevoracious pointed-nose shark of northern Atlantic and Pacific
PortugalPortugala republic in southwestern Europe on the Iberian Peninsula; Portuguese explorers and colonists in the 15th and 16th centuries created a vast overseas empire (including Brazil)
prodigalprodigala recklessly extravagant consumer
quadranglequadranglea rectangular area surrounded on all sides by buildings
rectanglerectanglea parallelogram with four right angles
SenegalSenegala republic in northwestern Africa on the coast of the Atlantic; formerly a French colony but achieved independence in 1960
spilogalespilogalea genus of Mustelidae
spreadeaglespreadeagledefeat disastrously
spread-eaglespread-eaglestretch out completely; "They spread-eagled him across the floor"
sublingualsublingualbeneath the tongue
triangletrianglea percussion instrument consisting of a metal bar bent in the shape of an open triangle
trilingualtrilingualusing or knowing three languages; "trilingual speakers"
untangleuntanglebecome or cause to become undone by separating the fibers or threads of; "unravel the thread"
warragalwarragalwolflike yellowish-brown wild dog of Australia
warrigalwarrigalwolflike yellowish-brown wild dog of Australia
wide-anglewide-angleof or relating to a fisheye lens

Rhymes with 4 syllables

WordBase wordDefinition
antifungalantifungalany agent that destroys or prevents the growth of fungi
argle-bargleargle-barglea verbal dispute; a wrangling argument
centrifugalcentrifugaltending to move away from a center; "centrifugal force"
collegialcollegialof or resembling or typical of a college or college students; "collegiate living"; "collegiate attitudes"; "collegiate clothes"
disentangledisentanglesmoothen and neaten with or as with a comb; "comb your hair before dinner"; "comb the wool"
EreshkigalEreshkigalgoddess of death and consort of Nergal
eresh-kigaleresh-kigalgoddess of death and consort of Nergal
EreshkigelEreshkigelgoddess of death and consort of Nergal
esophagealesophagealrelating to the esophagus
extralegalextralegalnot regulated or sanctioned by law; "there were only extralegal recourses for their grievances"
glycerogelglycerogela medicated skin preparation made from glycerin and glycerinated gelatin
intermingleinterminglecombine into one; "blend the nuts and raisins together"; "he blends in with the crowd"; "We don't intermingle much"
mingle-manglemingle-manglea motley assortment of things
monolingualmonolinguala person who knows only one language
multilingualmultilingualusing or knowing more than one language; "a multilingual translator"; "a multilingual nation"
paralegalparalegala person with specialized training who assists lawyers
potamogalepotamogaleamphibious African insectivorous mammal that resembles an otter
vestigialvestigialnot fully developed in mature animals; "rudimentary wings"
viceregalviceregalof or relating to a viceroy; "the viceregal visit"

Rhymes with 5 syllables

WordBase wordDefinition
audio-lingualaudio-lingualof or relating to a method of teaching language that focuses on listening and speaking
corticifugalcorticifugalof a nerve fiber passing outward from the cerebral cortex; "corticofugal discharges"
corticofugalcorticofugalof a nerve fiber passing outward from the cerebral cortex; "corticofugal discharges"
gastroesophagealgastroesophagealof or relating to or involving the stomach and esophagus
glossopharyngealglossopharyngealpertaining to the tongue and throat
medicolegalmedicolegalpertaining to legal aspects of the practice of medicine (as malpractice or patient consent for operations or patient information)
nasopharyngealnasopharyngealof or relating to or located near the nasopharynx
oropharyngealoropharyngealof or relating to or located near the oropharynx

Rhymes with 6 syllables

WordBase wordDefinition
laryngopharyngeallaryngopharyngealof or relating to the larynx and pharynx

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