Near rhymes dictionary


List of near rhymes for the word: stay


Rhymes with 1 syllable

WordBase wordDefinition
staystaycontinuing or remaining in a place or state; "they had a nice stay in Paris"; "a lengthy hospital stay"; "a four-month stay in bankruptcy court"
stewstewfood prepared by stewing especially meat or fish with vegetables
stowstowfill by packing tightly; "stow the cart"
stystya pen for swine

Rhymes with 2 syllables

WordBase wordDefinition
backstaybackstaya stay that supports the back of something
BarstowBarstowa town in southeastern California
bestowbestowpresent; "The university conferred a degree on its most famous former student, who never graduated"; "bestow an honor on someone"
breast-highbreast-highup to the breast; "we were standing breast-high in the water"
bustybusty(of a woman's body) having a large bosom and pleasing curves; "Hollywood seems full of curvaceous blondes"; "a curvy young woman in a tight dress"
chestychestyhaving or showing feelings of unwarranted importance out of overbearing pride; "an arrogant official"; "arrogant claims"; "chesty as a peacock"
ChristieChristieprolific English writer of detective stories (1890-1976)
costacostaany of the 12 pairs of curved arches of bone extending from the spine to or toward the sternum in humans (and similar bones in most vertebrates)
costaecostaany of the 12 pairs of curved arches of bone extending from the spine to or toward the sternum in humans (and similar bones in most vertebrates)
costiacostiaa flagellate that is the cause of the frequently fatal fish disease costiasis
CousteauCousteauFrench underwater explorer (born in 1910)
crosstiecrosstieone of the cross braces that support the rails on a railway track; "the British call a railroad tie a sleeper"
crustycrustybrusque and surly and forbidding; "crusty remarks"; "a crusty old man"; "his curmudgeonly temper"; "gruff manner"; "a gruff reply"
dustydustylacking originality or spontaneity; no longer new; "moth-eaten theories about race"; "stale news"
feistyfeistyquick to take offense
fiestafiestaan elaborate party (often outdoors)
forestayforestayan adjustable stay from the foremast to the deck or bowsprit; controls the bending of the mast
frostyfrostypleasantly cold and invigorating; "crisp clear nights and frosty mornings"; "a nipping wind"; "a nippy fall day"; "snappy weather"
frowstyfrowstystale and unclean smelling
frustafrustuma truncated cone or pyramid; the part that is left when a cone or pyramid is cut by a plane parallel to the base and the apical part is removed
fustyfustyold-fashioned and out of date
gangstagangsta(Black English) a member of a youth gang
gustogustovigorous and enthusiastic enjoyment
gustygustyblowing in puffs or short intermittent blasts; "puffy off-shore winds"; "gusty winds "
haastiahaastiagenus of New Zealand mat-forming herbs or subshrubs: vegetable sheep
HastyHastyexcessively quick; "made a hasty exit"; "a headlong rush to sell"
HestiaHestia(Greek mythology) the goddess of the hearth and its fire in ancient mythology; identified with Roman Vesta
hostahostarobust east Asian clump-forming perennial herbs having racemose flowers: plantain lilies; sometimes placed in family Hostaceae
lustylustyendowed with or exhibiting great bodily or mental health; "a hearty glow of health"
mainstaymainstaythe forestay that braces the mainmast
mistymistyfilled or abounding with fog or mist; "a brumous October morning"
mustaghmustagha mountain range in northern Kashmir; an extension of the Hindu Kush; contains the 2nd highest peak
mustymustystale and unclean smelling
nastynastydisgustingly dirty; filled or smeared with offensive matter; "as filthy as a pigsty"; "a foul pond"; "a nasty pigsty of a room"
outstayoutstaysurpass in staying power; "They outstayed their competitors"
pastapastashaped and dried dough made from flour and water and sometimes egg
PastoPastoan active volcano in southeastern Colombia in the Andes
pastypasty(usually used in the plural) one of a pair of adhesive patches worn to cover the nipples of exotic dancers and striptease performers
PaxtoPaxtoan Iranian language spoken in Afghanistan and Pakistan; the official language of Afghanistan
pestopestoa sauce typically served with pasta; contains crushed basil leaves and garlic and pine nuts and Parmesan cheese in olive oil
pigstypigstya pen for swine
pistiapistiapantropical floating plant forming a rosette of wedge-shaped leaves; a widespread weed in rivers and lakes
prestopresto(of tempo) very fast
rastarastafollower of Rastafarianism
rustyrustyof the brown color of rust
ShastaShastathe Shastan language spoken by the Shasta
siestasiestaa nap in the early afternoon (especially in hot countries)
sixtysixtythe cardinal number that is the product of ten and six
StoweStoweUnited States writer of a novel about slavery that advanced the abolitionists' cause (1811-1896)
styestyean infection of the sebaceous gland of the eyelid
tastytastypleasing to the sense of taste; "a tasty morsel"
testatestaprotective outer layer of seeds of flowering plants
testaetestaprotective outer layer of seeds of flowering plants
testeetesteesomeone who is tested (as by an intelligence test or an academic examination)
testytestyeasily irritated or annoyed; "an incorrigibly fractious young man"; "not the least nettlesome of his countrymen"
thirstythirstyable to take in large quantities of moisture; "thirsty towels"
TolstoyTolstoyRussian author remembered for two great novels (1828-1910)
trusteetrusteemembers of a governing board
trustytrustya convict who is considered trustworthy and granted special privileges
twistytwistymarked by repeated turns and bends; "a tortuous road up the mountain"; "winding roads are full of surprises"; "had to steer the car down a twisty track"
vestavestathe brightest asteroid but the fourth to be discovered
vistavistathe visual percept of a region; "the most desirable feature of the park are the beautiful views"
yeastyyeastyexuberantly creative
zestyzestymarked by spirited enjoyment

Rhymes with 3 syllables

WordBase wordDefinition
amastiaamastiaabsence of the mammary glands (either through surgery or developmental defect)
amnestyamnestythe formal act of liberating someone
aristaaristabristlelike process near the tip of the antenna of certain flies
AugustaAugustaa city in eastern Georgia north-northwest of Savannah; noted for golf tournaments
AvestaAvestaa collection of Zoroastrian texts gathered during the 4th or 6th centuries
ballistaballistaan engine that provided medieval artillery used during sieges; a heavy war engine for hurling large stones and other missiles
ballistaeballistaan engine that provided medieval artillery used during sieges; a heavy war engine for hurling large stones and other missiles
bloodthirstybloodthirstymarked by eagerness to resort to violence and bloodshed; "bloody-minded tyrants"; "bloodthirsty yells"; "went after the collaborators with a sanguinary fury that drenched the land with blood"-G.W.Johnson
bustierbustiera close-fitting and strapless top without sleeves that is worn by women either as lingerie or for evening dress
bustierbustya close-fitting and strapless top without sleeves that is worn by women either as lingerie or for evening dress
CallistoCallistothe second largest of Jupiter's satellites
canastacanastaa form of rummy using two decks of cards and four jokers; jokers and deuces are wild; the object is to form groups of the same rank
castawaycastawaya shipwrecked person
CastillaCastillaa region of central Spain; a former kingdom that comprised most of modern Spain and united with Aragon to form Spain in 1479
celestacelestaa musical instrument consisting of graduated steel plates that are struck by hammers activated by a keyboard
contrastycontrastyhaving sharp differences between black and white
dynastydynastya sequence of powerful leaders in the same family
enlisteeenlisteeany new member or supporter (as in the armed forces)
EphestiaEphestiasmall moths whose larvae spin silken tunnels and feed on stored food products
FascistaFascistaan Italian fascist under Mussolini
genistagenistachiefly deciduous shrubs or small trees of Mediterranean area and western Asia: broom
honestyhonestythe quality of being honest
impastoimpastopainting that applies the pigment thickly so that brush or palette knife marks are visible
JocastaJocasta(Greek mythology) queen of Thebes who unknowingly married her own son Oedipus
locustalocustaa genus of Acrididae
locustaelocustaa genus of Acrididae
MajestyMajestyimpressiveness in scale or proportion
modestymodestyformality and propriety of manner
nicetynicetyconformity with some esthetic standard of correctness or propriety; "it was performed with justness and beauty"
orchestiaorchestiatype genus of the family Orchestiidae
overstayoverstaystay too long; "overstay or outstay one's welcome"
PhilistiaPhilistiaan ancient region on the coast of southwestern Palestine that was strategically located on a trade route between Syria and Egypt; important in biblical times
ProtistaProtistaeukaryotic one-celled living organisms distinct from multicellular plants and animals: protozoa, slime molds, and eukaryotic algae
pyraustapyraustamoths whose larvae are corn borers
sacristysacristya room in a church where sacred vessels and vestments are kept or meetings are held
stowawaystowawaya person who hides aboard a ship or plane in the hope of getting free passage
touristytouristyvisited by throngs of tourists; "of the three American Virgin islands St. Thomas is the most touristed"; "tourists descend in the whole place is rather touristy"
travestytravestya composition that imitates or misrepresents somebody's style, usually in a humorous way
untrustyuntrustynot worthy of trust or belief; "an untrustworthy person"
valdostavaldostaa town in southern Georgia near the Florida border

Rhymes with 4 syllables

WordBase wordDefinition
AnagastaAnagastamoth whose larvae are flour moths
anaplastyanaplastysurgery concerned with therapeutic or cosmetic reformation of tissue
antipastiantipastoa course of appetizers in an Italian meal
antipastoantipastoa course of appetizers in an Italian meal
arthroplastyarthroplastysurgical reconstruction or replacement of a malformed or degenerated joint
autoplastyautoplastysurgical repair by using tissue from another part of the patient's own body
BucurestiBucurestinational capital and largest city of Romania in southeastern Romania
chamaecristachamaecristagenus of tropical herbs or subshrubs having sensitive leaves and suddenly dehiscing pods; some species placed in genus Cassia
dishonestydishonestylack of honesty; acts of lying or cheating or stealing
immodestyimmodestythe perverse act of exposing and attracting attention to your own genitals
manifestomanifestoa public declaration of intentions (as issued by a political party or government)
otoplastyotoplastyreconstructive surgery of the auricle of the external ear
overhastyoverhastydone with very great haste and without due deliberation; "hasty marriage seldom proveth well"- Shakespeare; "hasty makeshifts take the place of planning"- Arthur Geddes; "rejected what was regarded as an overhasty plan for reconversion"; "wondered whether they had been rather precipitate in deposing the king"
paederastypaederastysexual relations between a man and a boy (usually anal intercourse with the boy as a passive partner)
pederastypederastysexual relations between a man and a boy (usually anal intercourse with the boy as a passive partner)
periosteaperiosteuma dense fibrous membrane covering the surface of bones (except at their extremities) and serving as an attachment for tendons and muscles; contains nerves and blood vessels that nourish the enclosed bone
petauristapetauristavery large Asiatic flying squirrels
phalloplastyphalloplastyreconstructive surgery on the penis to repair congenital abnormality or injury
protoctistaprotoctistain most modern classifications, replacement for the Protista; includes: Protozoa; Euglenophyta; Chlorophyta; Cryptophyta; Heterokontophyta; Rhodophyta; unicellular protists and their descendant multicellular organisms: regarded as distinct from plants and animals
rhinoplastyrhinoplastycosmetic surgery to improve the appearance of your nose
teleosteiteleosteilarge diverse group of bony fishes; includes most living species
Zend-AvestaZend-Avestaa collection of Zoroastrian texts gathered during the 4th or 6th centuries
zooerastiazooerastiasexual activity between a person and an animal
zooerastyzooerastysexual activity between a person and an animal

Rhymes with 5 syllables

WordBase wordDefinition
angioplastyangioplastyan operation to repair a damaged blood vessel or unblock a coronary artery
AntofagastaAntofagastaa port city on the Pacific in northern Chile
castilleiacastilleiagenus of western North and South American perennials often partially parasitic on roots of grasses
gynecomastiagynecomastiaexcessive development of the breasts in males; usually the result of hormonal imbalance or treatment with certain drugs (including some antihypertensives)
ischigualastiaischigualastiaearly reptile found in Argentina
keratoplastykeratoplastya surgical procedure in which part or all of a damaged or diseased cornea is replaced by healthy corneal tissue from a donor
rhytidoplastyrhytidoplastyplastic surgery to remove wrinkles and other signs of aging from your face; an incision is made near the hair line and skin is pulled back and excess tissue is excised; "some actresses have more than one face lift"
tympanoplastytympanoplastysurgical correction or repair of defects or injuries in the eardrum or the bones of the middle ear

Rhymes with 6 syllables

WordBase wordDefinition
abdominoplastyabdominoplastycosmetic surgery of the abdomen to remove wrinkles and tighten the skin over the stomach
sternocleidomastoidsternocleidomastoidone of two thick muscles running from the sternum and clavicle to the mastoid and occipital bone; turns head obliquely to the opposite side; when acting together they flex the neck and extend the head

Rhymes with 7 syllables

WordBase wordDefinition
internationalisticinternationalisticinfluenced by or advocating internationalism
medroxyprogesteronemedroxyprogesteronea progestin compound (trade name Provera) used to treat menstrual disorders
penicillin-resistantpenicillin-resistantunaffected by penicillin; "penicillin-resistant bacteria"
supernaturalisticsupernaturalisticof or relating to supernaturalism; "supernaturalist beliefs"

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