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List of near rhymes for the word: things

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Rhymes with 1 syllable

WordBase wordDefinition
bangsbanga conspicuous success; "that song was his first hit and marked the beginning of his career"; "that new Broadway show is a real smasher"; "the party went with a bang"
bhangsbhanga preparation of the leaves and flowers of the hemp plant; much used in India
bluingsbluinga process that makes something blue (or bluish)
bongsbonga dull resonant sound as of a bell
bringsbringbring into a different state; "this may land you in jail"
bungsbunga plug used to close a hole in a barrel or flask
clangsclanga loud resonant repeating noise; "he could hear the clang of distant bells"
clingsclingfruit (especially peach) whose flesh adheres strongly to the pit
cryingscryingthe process of shedding tears (usually accompanied by sobs or other inarticulate sounds); "I hate to hear the crying of a child"; "she was in tears"
dingsdingan impression in a surface (as made by a blow)
doingsdoingmanner of acting or controlling yourself
dongsdongthe basic unit of money in Vietnam
dungsdungfecal matter of animals
dyingsdyingthe time when something ends; "it was the death of all his plans"; "a dying of old hopes"
fangsfanghollow or grooved tooth of a venomous snake; used to inject its poison
flingsflingthe act of flinging
flyingsflyingan instance of traveling by air; "flying was still an exciting adventure for him"
fryingsfryingcooking in fat or oil in a pan or griddle
gangsgangtool consisting of a combination of implements arranged to work together
goingsgoingthe act of departing
gongsgonga percussion instrument consisting of a set of tuned bells that are struck with a hammer; used as an orchestral instrument
hangshanga gymnastic exercise performed on the rings or horizontal bar or parallel bars when the gymnast's weight is supported by the arms
HmongsHmonga language of uncertain affiliation spoken by the Hmong
kingsking(chess) the weakest but the most important piece
lingslingelongate freshwater cod of northern Europe and Asia and North America having barbels around its mouth
longslongdesire strongly or persistently
lungslungeither of two saclike respiratory organs in the chest of vertebrates; serves to remove carbon dioxide and provide oxygen to the blood
lyingslyingthe deliberate act of deviating from the truth
mungsmungerect bushy annual widely cultivated in warm regions of India and Indonesia and United States for forage and especially its edible seeds; chief source of bean sprouts used in Chinese cookery; sometimes placed in genus Phaseolus
pangspanga sudden sharp feeling; "pangs of regret"; "she felt a stab of excitement"; "twinges of conscience"
pingspinga sharp high-pitched resonant sound (as of a sonar echo or a bullet striking metal)
prongspronga pointed projection
pryingspryingoffensive inquisitiveness
pungspunga one-horse sleigh consisting of a box on runners
ringsringgymnastic apparatus consisting of a pair of heavy metal circles (usually covered with leather) suspended by ropes; used for gymnastic exercises; "the rings require a strong upper body"
rungsrungone of the crosspieces that form the steps of a ladder
sangssangNorth American woodland herb similar to and used as substitute for the Chinese ginseng
singssingdivulge confidential information or secrets; "Be careful--his secretary talks"
slangsslanga characteristic language of a particular group (as among thieves); "they don't speak our lingo"
slingsslingbandage to support an injured forearm; consisting of a wide triangular piece of cloth hanging from around the neck
songssongthe act of singing; "with a shout and a song they marched up to the gates"
spangsspangleap, jerk, bang; "Bullets spanged into the trees"
springsspringa light, self-propelled movement upwards or forwards
spyingsspyingthe act of detecting something; catching sight of something
stingsstinga swindle in which you cheat at gambling or persuade a person to buy worthless property
stringsstringthe section of an orchestra that plays stringed instruments
swingsswingchanging location by moving back and forth
tangstangany of various kelps especially of the genus Laminaria
thingsthingany movable possession (especially articles of clothing); "she packed her things and left"
thongsthonga backless sandal held to the foot by a thong between the big toe and the second toe
throngsthronga large gathering of people
tingstinga light clear metallic sound as of a small bell
tongstongany of various devices for taking hold of objects; usually have two hinged legs with handles above and pointed hooks below
tryingstryingextremely irritating to the nerves; "nerve-racking noise"; "the stressful days before a war"; "a trying day at the office"
tungstungChinese tree bearing seeds that yield tung oil
twangstwangexaggerated nasality in speech (as in some regional dialects)
whangswhangthe act of hitting vigorously; "he gave the table a whack"
wingswinga means of flight or ascent; "necessity lends wings to inspiration"
wringswringa twisting squeeze; "gave the wet cloth a wring"
wrongswrongany harm or injury resulting from a violation of a legal right
yangsyangthe bright positive masculine principle in Chinese dualistic cosmology; "yin and yang together produce everything that comes into existence"
zingszingthe activeness of an energetic personality
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Rhymes with 2 syllables

WordBase wordDefinition
achingsachinga dull persistent (usually moderately intense) pain
actingsactingthe performance of a part or role in a drama
agingsagingthe organic process of growing older and showing the effects of increasing age
airingsairingthe act of supplying fresh air and getting rid of foul air
anglingsanglingfishing with a hook and line (and usually a pole)
archingsarchingforming or resembling an arch; "an arched ceiling"
armingsarmingthe act of equiping with weapons in preparation for war
askingsaskingthe verbal act of requesting
awningsawninga canopy made of canvas to shelter people or things from rain or sun
babblingsbabblinggibberish resembling the sounds of a baby
backingsbackingthe act of providing approval and support; "his vigorous backing of the conservatives got him in trouble with progressives"
baggingsbaggingcoarse fabric used for bags or sacks
baitingsbaitingharassment especially of a tethered animal
bakingsbakingcooking by dry heat in an oven
balkingsbalkingstopping short and refusing to go on; "a balking"; "a balky mule"; "a balky customer"
bandingsbandingan adornment consisting of a strip of a contrasting color or material
bankingsbankingtransacting business with a bank; depositing or withdrawing funds or requesting a loan etc.
bantengsbantengwild ox of the Malay Archipelago
bantingsbantingwild ox of the Malay Archipelago
barongsbaronga knife resembling a cleaver; used in the Philippines
barringsbarringthe act of excluding someone by a negative vote or veto
bastingsbastingmoistening a roast as it is cooking
bathingsbathingthe act of washing yourself (or another person)
battingsbatting(baseball) the batter's attempt to get on base
bawlingsbawlingloud cries made while weeping
beadingsbeadinga beaded molding for edging or decorating furniture
beaglingsbeaglinghunting rabbits with beagles
beamingsbeamingradiating or as if radiating light; "the beaming sun"; "the effulgent daffodils"; "a radiant sunrise"; "a refulgent sunset"
bearingsbearinga rotating support placed between moving parts to allow them to move easily
beatingsbeatingthe act of inflicting corporal punishment with repeated blows
beddingsbeddingcoverings that are used on a bed
bedspringsbedspring(usually plural) one of the springs holding up the mattress of a bed
beggingsbegginga solicitation for money or food (especially in the street by an apparently penniless person)
beingsbeinga living thing that has (or can develop) the ability to act or function independently
bellyingsbellyingcurving outward
belongsbelongbe owned by; be in the possession of; "This book belongs to me"
beltingsbeltingthe material of which belts are made
bendingsbendingthe act of bending something
bettingsbettingpreoccupied with the pursuit of pleasure and especially games of chance; "led a dissipated life"; "a betting man"; "a card-playing son of a bitch"; "a gambling fool"; "sporting gents and their ladies"
biddingsbidding(bridge) the number of tricks a bridge player is willing to contract to make
billingsbillingthe largest city in Montana; located in southern Montana on the Yellowstone river
BillingsBillingsthe largest city in Montana; located in southern Montana on the Yellowstone river
biltongsbiltongmeat that is salted and cut into strips and dried in the sun
bindingsbindingthe act of applying a bandage
bingesbingean occasion for excessive eating or drinking; "they went on a bust that lasted three days"
birdsongsbirdsongthe characteristic sound produced by a bird; "a bird will not learn its song unless it hears it at an early age"
birlingsbirlingrotating a log rapidly in the water (as a competitive sport)
birthingsbirthingthe process of giving birth
bitingsbitingcausing a sharply painful or stinging sensation; used especially of cold; "bitter cold"; "a biting wind"
blackingsblackinga substance used to produce a shiny protective surface on footwear
blastingsblastingcausing injury or blight; especially affecting with sudden violence or plague or ruin; "the blasting effects of the intense cold on the budding fruit"; "the blasting force of the wind blowing sharp needles of sleet in our faces"; "a ruinous war"
bleedingsbleedingthe flow of blood from a ruptured blood vessel
blendingsblendingthe act of blending components together thoroughly
blessingsblessingthe act of praying for divine protection
blindingsblindingshining intensely; "the blazing sun"; "blinding headlights"; "dazzling snow"; "fulgent patterns of sunlight"; "the glaring sun"
blockingsblockingthe act of obstructing or deflecting someone's movements
bluewingsbluewingAmerican teal
blushingsblushinghaving a red face from embarrassment or shame or agitation or emotional upset; "the blushing boy was brought before the Principal"; "her blushful beau"; "was red-faced with anger"
boardingsboardingthe act of passengers and crew getting aboard a ship or aircraft
boastingsboastingspeaking of yourself in superlatives
boatingsboatingwater travel for pleasure
bodingsbodinga feeling of evil to come; "a steadily escalating sense of foreboding"; "the lawyer had a presentiment that the judge would dismiss the case"
boilingsboilingcooking in a liquid that has been brought to a boil
bombingsbombingan attack by dropping bombs
bondingsbondingfastening firmly together
bookingsbookingemployment for performers or performing groups that lasts for a limited period of time; "the play had bookings throughout the summer"
boomingsboomingused of the voice
bowingsbowingmanaging the bow in playing a stringed instrument; "the violinist's bowing was excellent"
bowstringsbowstringthe string of an archer's bow
boxingsboxingthe enclosure of something in a package or box
braggingsbraggingan instance of boastful talk; "his brag is worse than his fight"; "whenever he won we were exposed to his gasconade"
braidingsbraidingtrimming used to decorate clothes or curtains
bramblingsbramblingEurasian finch
branchingsbranchingthe act of branching out or dividing into branches
breakingsbreakingthe act of breaking something; "the breakage was unavoidable"
breathingsbreathingthe bodily process of inhalation and exhalation; the process of taking in oxygen from inhaled air and releasing carbon dioxide by exhalation
breedingsbreedingthe sexual activity of conceiving and bearing offspring
brewingsbrewingthe production of malt beverages (as beer or ale) from malt and hops by grinding and boiling them and fermenting the result with yeast
briefingsbriefingdetailed instructions, as for a military operation
bringingsbringingthe act of delivering or distributing something (as goods or mail); "his reluctant delivery of bad news"
broodingsbroodingpersistent morbid meditation on a problem
browningsbrowningcooking to a brown crispiness over a fire or on a grill; "proper toasting should brown both sides of a piece of bread"
browsingsbrowsingthe act of feeding by continual nibbling
bruisingsbruisingbrutally forceful and compelling; "protected from the bruising facts of battle"
brushingsbrushingthe act of brushing your hair; "he gave his hair a quick brush"
buddingsbuddingreproduction of some unicellular organisms (such as yeasts) by growth and specialization followed by the separation by constriction of a part of the parent
buildingsbuildingthe act of constructing something; "during the construction we had to take a detour"; "his hobby was the building of boats"
bullringsbullringa stadium where bullfights take place
bumblingsbumblinglacking physical movement skills, especially with the hands; "a bumbling mechanic"; "a bungling performance"; "ham-handed governmental interference"; "could scarcely empty a scuttle of ashes, so handless was the poor creature"- Mary H. Vorse
buntingsbuntingany of numerous seed-eating songbirds of Europe or North America
burningsburningthe act of burning something; "the burning of leaves was prohibited by a town ordinance"
bushingsbushinga cylindrical metal lining used to reduce friction
buzzingsbuzzingnoisy like the sound of a bee; "the room was abuzz over the latest scandal"
callingscallingthe particular occupation for which you are trained
campingscampingthe act of encamping and living in tents in a camp
campongscamponga native village in Malaysia
caningscaningwork made of interlaced slender branches (especially willow branches)
caringscaringa loving feeling
carpingscarpingpersistent petty and unjustified criticism
carvingscarvingcreating figures or designs in three dimensions
casingscasingthe enclosing frame around a door or window opening; "the casings had rotted away and had to be replaced"
castingscastingthe choice of actors to play particular roles in a play or movie
catchingscatchingbecoming infected; "catching cold is sometimes unavoidable"; "the contracting of a serious illness can be financially catastrophic"
caulkingscaulkinga waterproof filler and sealant that is used in building and repair to make watertight
ceilingsceilingthe overhead upper surface of a covered space; "he hated painting the ceiling"
changeschangethe action of changing something; "the change of government had no impact on the economy"; "his change on abortion cost him the election"
chidingschidingrebuking a person harshly
chillingschillingthe process of becoming cooler; a falling temperature
chippingschippingthe act of chipping something
chitlingschitlingssmall intestines of hogs prepared as food
churchgoingschurchgoingactively practicing a religion
churningschurning(of a liquid) agitated vigorously; in a state of turbulence; "the river's roiling current"; "turbulent rapids"
claddingscladdinga protective covering that protects the outside of a building
clangingsclanginghaving a loud resonant metallic sound; "the clangorous locomotive works"; "a clanging gong"
clankingsclankinghaving a hard nonresonant metallic sound; "clanking chains"; "the clanking arms of the soldiers near him"
clappingsclappinga demonstration of approval by clapping the hands together
clashingsclashingsharply and harshly discordant; "clashing interests of loggers and conservationists"; "clashing colors"
cleaningscleaningthe act of making something clean; "he gave his shoes a good cleaning"
cleansingscleansingthe act of making something clean; "he gave his shoes a good cleaning"
clearingsclearingthe act of removing solid particles from a liquid
climbingsclimbingan event that involves rising to a higher point (as in altitude or temperature or intensity etc.)
clippingsclippingthe act of clipping or snipping
cloningscloninga general term for the research activity that creates a copy of some biological entity (a gene or organism or cell)
closingsclosinga concluding action
clothingsclothinga covering designed to be worn on a person's body
clottingsclottingthe process of forming semisolid lumps in a liquid
cloudingscloudingthe process whereby water particles become visible in the sky
clowningsclowningacting like a clown or buffoon
clubbingsclubbinga condition in which the ends of toes and fingers become wide and thick; a symptom of heart or lung disease
coachingscoachingthe job of a professional coach
coamingscoaminga raised framework around a hatchway on a ship to keep water out
coatingscoatingthe work of applying something; "the doctor prescribed a topical application of iodine"; "a complete bleach requires several applications"; "the surface was ready for a coating of paint";
combingscombingthe act of drawing a comb through hair; "his hair needed a comb"
comingscomingarrival that has been awaited (especially of something momentous); "the advent of the computer"
congescongean abrupt and unceremonious dismissal
cookingscookingthe act of preparing something (as food) by the application of heat; "cooking can be a great art"; "people are needed who have experience in cookery"; "he left the preparation of meals to his wife"
copingscopingbrick that is laid sideways at the top of a wall
costingscostingcost accounting
coughingscoughinga sudden noisy expulsion of air from the lungs that clears the air passages; a common symptom of upper respiratory infection or bronchitis or pneumonia or tuberculosis
couplingscouplingthe act of pairing a male and female for reproductive purposes; "the casual couplings of adolescents"; "the mating of some species occurs only in the spring"
coursingscoursinghunting with dogs (usually greyhounds) that are trained to chase game (such as hares) by sight instead of by scent
courtingscourtinga 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"
cowlingscowlingprotective covering consisting of a metal part that covers the engine; "there are powerful engines under the hoods of new cars"; "the mechanic removed the cowling in order to repair the plane's engine"
crackingscrackingthe act of cracking something
cracklingscracklingsthe crisp residue left after lard has been rendered
cravingscravingan intense desire for some particular thing
cringescringedraw back, as with fear or pain; "she flinched when they showed the slaughtering of the calf"
cringingscringingtotally submissive
croakingscroakinga harsh hoarse utterance (as of a frog)
crooningscrooningthe act of singing popular songs in a sentimental manner
crossingscrossingtraveling across
CummingsCummingsUnited States writer noted for his typographically eccentric poetry (1894-1962)
cunningscunningcrafty artfulness (especially in deception)
cuppingscuppinga treatment in which evacuated cups are applied to the skin to draw blood through the surface
curbingscurbingan edge between a sidewalk and a roadway consisting of a line of curbstones (usually forming part of a gutter)
cuttingscuttingthe act of shortening something by chopping off the ends; "the barber gave him a good cut"
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