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Rhymes with abbe

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Two-syllable rhymes

  • green bay — an arm of Lake Michigan, in NE Wisconsin. 120 miles (195 km) long.
  • hair spray — a liquid in an aerosol or other spray container, for holding the hair in place.
  • halfway — to half the distance; to midpoint: The rope reaches only halfway.
  • hefei — a province in E China. 54,015 sq. mi. (139,899 sq. km). Capital: Hefei.
  • hooray — hurrah.
  • hurray — to shout “hurrah.”.
  • ira — a male given name: from a Hebrew word meaning “watchful.”.
  • ita — A kind of palm tree (Mauritia flexuosa), growing near the Orinoco.
  • leap day — February 29: the extra day added to the Gregorian calendar in leap year.
  • lord's daythe, Sunday.
  • lyonnais — a former province in E France.
  • mackay — a seaport in E Australia.
  • make way — manner, mode, or fashion: a new way of looking at a matter; to reply in a polite way.
  • manet — Édouard [ey-dwar] /eɪˈdwar/ (Show IPA), 1832–83, French painter.
  • marais — a swamp or bayou.
  • match play — play in which the score is reckoned by counting the holes won by each side.
  • may day — the first day of May, long celebrated with various festivities, as the crowning of the May queen, dancing around the Maypole, and, in recent years, often marked by labor parades and political demonstrations.
  • millayEdna St. Vincent (Mrs. Eugen Jan Boissevain) 1892–1950, U.S. poet.
  • monetClaude [klawd;; French klohd] /klɔd;; French kloʊd/ (Show IPA), 1840–1926, French painter.
  • moray — any of numerous chiefly tropical eels of the family Muraenidae, having porelike gill openings and no pectoral fins.
  • naivete — the quality or state of being naive; natural or artless simplicity.
  • name day — the feast day of the saint after whom a person is named.
  • nikkei — an index showing the average closing prices of 225 stocks on the Tokyo Stock Exchange.
  • nisei — a person of Japanese descent, born and educated in the U.S. or Canada.
  • noaa — National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (a U.S. agency incorporating the National Weather Service)
  • obey — to comply with or follow the commands, restrictions, wishes, or instructions of: to obey one's parents.
  • o'dayAnita (Anita Belle Colton) 1919–2006, U.S. jazz singer.
  • okay — to put one's endorsement on or indicate one's approval of (a request, piece of copy, bank check, etc.); authorize; initial: Would you OK my application?
  • one-way — moving, or allowing movement in one direction only: a one-way street.
  • palais — French. a palace, especially a French government or municipal building.
  • parfait — a dessert of ice cream and fruit or ice cream and syrup in alternate layers, often topped with whipped cream and served in a tall, narrow, short-stemmed glass.
  • parquet — a floor composed of short strips or blocks of wood forming a pattern, sometimes with inlays of other woods or other materials.
  • perrier — an effervescent mineral water from a spring in southern France
  • portray — to make a likeness of by drawing, painting, carving, or the like.
  • prepay — to pay or arrange to pay beforehand or before due: to prepay the loan.
  • puree — a cooked food, especially a vegetable or fruit, that has been put through a sieve, blender, or the like.
  • purvey — to provide, furnish, or supply (especially food or provisions) usually as a business or service.
  • red bay — an evergreen tree, Persea borbonia, of the eastern coast of the U.S., having faintly bluish-green leaves and blue or blue-black, red-stalked fruit, grown as an ornamental.
  • red clay — a brown to red, widely distributed deep-sea deposit consisting chiefly of microscopic particles and tinted red by iron oxides and manganese.
  • renee — a female given name, French form of Renata.
  • repay — to pay back or refund, as money.
  • replay — to play again, as a record or tape.
  • resnais — Alain (alɛ̃). 1922–2014, French film director, whose films include Hiroshima mon amour (1959), L'Année dernière à Marienbad (1961), La Vie est un roman (1983), and On Connaît la Chanson (1998)
  • rey — a city in N Iran, near Teheran.
  • risque — daringly close to indelicacy or impropriety; off-color: a risqué story.
  • rogetPeter Mark, 1779–1869, English physician and author of a thesaurus.
  • sachet — a small bag, case, or pad containing perfuming powder or the like, placed among handkerchiefs, lingerie, etc., to impart a pleasant scent.
  • saint's day — a day of celebration commemorating a particular saint.
  • san josé — a republic in Central America, between Panama and Nicaragua. 19,238 sq. mi. (49,825 sq. km). Capital: San José.
  • saute — cooked or browned in a pan containing a small quantity of butter, oil, or other fat.
  • school day — any day on which school is conducted.
  • shabby — impaired by wear, use, etc.; worn: shabby clothes.
  • sick pay — wages or other compensation received from an employer during an illness.
  • soiree — an evening party or social gathering, especially one held for a particular purpose: a musical soiree.
  • sorbet — sherbet (defs 1, 3).
  • souffle — a light baked dish made fluffy with beaten egg whites combined with egg yolks, white sauce, and fish, cheese, or other ingredients.
  • speech day — In some British schools, speech day is a day, usually at the end of the school year, when prizes are presented to pupils and speeches are made by guest speakers and the head teacher.
  • squeeze play — Baseball. Also called suicide squeeze, suicide squeeze play. a play executed when there is a runner on third base and usually not more than one out, in which the runner starts for home as soon as the pitcher makes a motion to pitch, and the batter bunts. Also called safety squeeze, safety squeeze play. a similar play in which the runner on third base waits until the batter has successfully bunted before trying to score.
  • steel gray — dark metallic gray with a bluish tinge.
  • strike pay — strike benefit.
  • stroke play — medal play.
  • survey — to take a general or comprehensive view of or appraise, as a situation, area of study, etc.
  • sweet bay — laurel (def 1).
  • tabby — a cat with a striped or brindled coat.
  • tea tray — a tray for carrying or holding articles used in serving tea.
  • today — this present day: Today is beautiful.
  • toupee — a man's wig.
  • triple play — a play in which three put-outs are made.
  • twelfth day — the 12th day after Christmas, January 6, on which the festival of the Epiphany is celebrated: formerly observed as the last day of the Christmas festivities.
  • una — a female given name: from a Latin word meaning “one.”.
  • uva — ultraviolet light with a relatively long wavelength, able to penetrate the deep layers of the skin.
  • valet — a male servant who attends to the personal needs of his male employer, as by taking care of clothing or the like; manservant.
  • yay — Yet Another Yacc
  • aaa — Amateur Athletic Association
  • abbey — An abbey is a church with buildings attached to it in which monks or nuns live or used to live.
  • abbie — a female given name, form of Abigail.
  • abby — a female given name, form of Abigail.
  • abie — a male given name, form of Abraham.
  • aka — aka is an abbreviation for 'also known as'. aka is used especially when referring to someone's nickname or stage name.
  • allay — If you allay someone's fears or doubts, you stop them feeling afraid or doubtful.
  • array — An array of different things or people is a large number or wide range of them.
  • asea — in a seaward manner
  • ash gray — pale gray resembling the color of ashes.
  • astray — out of the correct path or direction
  • at bay — (of a person or animal) forced to turn and face attackers
  • away — If someone or something moves or is moved away from a place, they move or are moved so that they are no longer there. If you are away from a place, you are not in the place where people expect you to be.
  • ballet — Ballet is a type of very skilled and artistic dancing with carefully planned movements.
  • beauvais — a market town in N France, 64 km (40 miles) northwest of Paris. Pop: 55 392 (1999)
  • benet — to trap (something) in a net
  • betray — If you betray someone who loves or trusts you, your actions hurt and disappoint them.
  • blue jay — a common, crested North American jay (Cyanocitta cristata) with a blue upper body and head
  • bombay — a breed of black short-haired medium-sized cat
  • bouquet — A bouquet is a bunch of flowers which is attractively arranged.
  • bouvier — a large powerful dog of a Belgian breed, having a rough shaggy coat: used esp for cattle herding and guarding
  • buffet — A buffet is a meal of cold food that is displayed on a long table at a party or public occasion. Guests usually serve themselves from the table.
  • bull bay — evergreen magnolia.
  • cabbie — A cabbie is a person who drives a taxi.
  • cabby — a cabdriver.
  • cafe — A café is a place where you can buy drinks, simple meals, and snacks, but, in Britain, not usually alcoholic drinks.
  • calais — a port in N France, on the Strait of Dover: the nearest French port to England; belonged to England 1347–1558. Pop: 75 790 (2006)
  • callais — a green stone found as beads and ornaments in the late Neolithic and early Bronze Age of W Europe
  • cama — the hybrid offspring of a camel and a llama
  • cathay — China
  • ceta — Comprehensive Employment and Training Act
  • chalet — A chalet is a small wooden house, especially in a mountain area or a holiday camp.
  • child's play — something that is easy to do
  • cia — The CIA is the government organization in the United States that collects secret information about other countries. CIA is an abbreviation for 'Central Intelligence Agency'.
  • ciskei — (formerly) a Bantu homeland in SE South Africa; declared independent in 1981 but this was not recognized outside South Africa; abolished in 1993. Capital: Bisho (now Bhisho)
  • convey — To convey information or feelings means to cause them to be known or understood by someone.
  • crabby — Someone who is crabby is bad-tempered and unpleasant to people.
  • crochet — Crochet is a way of making cloth out of cotton or wool by using a needle with a small hook at the end.
  • croquet — Croquet is a game played on grass in which the players use long wooden sticks called mallets to hit balls through metal arches.
  • decay — When something such as a dead body, a dead plant, or a tooth decays, it is gradually destroyed by a natural process.
  • defray — If you defray someone's costs or expenses, you give them money which represents the amount that they have spent, for example while they have been doing something for you or acting on your behalf.
  • delay — If you delay doing something, you do not do it immediately or at the planned or expected time, but you leave it until later.
  • dey — the title given to commanders or (from 1710) governors of the Janissaries of Algiers (1671–1830)
  • dismay — to break down the courage of completely, as by sudden danger or trouble; dishearten thoroughly; daunt: The surprise attack dismayed the enemy.
  • display — to show or exhibit; make visible: to display a sign.
  • double play — a play in which two putouts are made.
  • draw play — draw (def 54).
  • eagle ray — any of several rays of the family Myliobatidae, found in tropical seas and noted for the soaring movements by which they propel themselves through the water.
  • faberge — (Peter) Carl Gustavovich [kahrl guh-stah-vuh-vich] /kɑrl gəˈstɑ və vɪtʃ/ (Show IPA), 1846–1920, Russian goldsmith and jeweler.
  • fast day — a day on which fasting is observed, especially such a day appointed by some ecclesiastical or civil authority.
  • feast day — a day, especially a church holiday, for feasting and rejoicing.
  • fete day — a festival day.
  • field day — a day devoted to outdoor sports or athletic contests, as at a school.
  • filet — A kind of net or lace with a square mesh.
  • fillet — Cookery. a boneless cut or slice of meat or fish, especially the beef tenderloin. a piece of veal or other meat boned, rolled, and tied for roasting.
  • flabby — hanging loosely or limply, as flesh or muscles; flaccid.
  • flag day — June 14, the anniversary of the day (June 14, 1777) when Congress adopted the Stars and Stripes as the national flag of the United States.
  • foia — Freedom of Information Act
  • foul play — any treacherous or unfair dealing, especially involving murder: We feared that he had met with foul play.
  • gabby — talkative; garrulous.
  • gaby — a fool.
  • gervais — (sometimes initial capital letter) an unsalted French cream cheese made from whole milk and cream.
  • give way — manner, mode, or fashion: a new way of looking at a matter; to reply in a polite way.
  • good day — day spent well
  • gray jay — a gray jay, Perisoreus canadensis, of northern North America, noted for its boldness in stealing food from houses, traps, camps, etc.

Three-syllable rhymes

  • all saints' day — a Christian festival celebrated on Nov 1 to honour all the saints
  • all the way — You use all the way to emphasize how long a distance is.
  • alpha ray — ionizing radiation consisting of a stream of alpha particles
  • antigay — opposed to homosexual people and behaviour
  • appian way — a Roman road in Italy, extending from Rome to Brindisi: begun in 312 bc by Appius Claudius Caecus. Length: about 560 km (350 miles)
  • arbor day — a tree-planting day observed individually by the states of the U.S., usually in spring
  • attache — An attaché is a member of staff in an embassy, usually with a special responsibility for something.
  • back away — If you back away from a commitment that you made or something that you were involved with in the past, you try to show that you are no longer committed to it or involved with it.
  • bastille day — (in France) an annual holiday on July 14, commemorating the fall of the Bastille
  • beta ray — a stream of beta particles
  • bird of prey — A bird of prey is a bird such as an eagle or a hawk that kills and eats other birds and animals.
  • biscayne bay — an inlet of the Atlantic Ocean, on the SE coast of Florida, separating the cities of Miami and Miami Beach.
  • blaze away — to fire a gun rapidly a number of times
  • boulder clay — an unstratified glacial deposit consisting of fine clay, boulders, and pebbles
  • boxing day — Boxing Day is the 26th of December, the day after Christmas Day.
  • break away — If you break away from someone who is trying to hold you or catch you, you free yourself and run away.
  • break of day — dawn; daybreak.
  • by the way — You say by the way when you add something to what you are saying, especially something that you have just thought of.
  • cabaret — Cabaret is live entertainment consisting of dancing, singing, or comedy acts that are performed in the evening in restaurants or nightclubs.
  • cabernet — a type of grape
  • cafe au lait — coffee with milk
  • cast away — to throw or hurl; fling: The gambler cast the dice.
  • charcoal grey — a very dark grey colour
  • china clay — kaolin.
  • civil day — day (def 3c).
  • clear away — When you clear things away or clear away, you put away the things that you have been using, especially for eating or cooking.
  • come away — to become detached
  • communique — A communiqué is an official statement or announcement.
  • day by day — gradually or progressively; daily
  • degree day — a day on which university degrees are conferred
  • delta ray — a particle, esp an electron, ejected from matter by ionizing radiation
  • deseret — a territory established by the Mormons in 1849 as a proposed state of the Union: was refused admission to the Union by Congress and incorporated in the newly organized Territory of Utah 1850.
  • devil ray — manta.
  • die away — If a sound dies away, it gradually becomes weaker or fainter and finally disappears completely.
  • disarray — to put out of array or order; throw into disorder.
  • disobey — Fail to obey (rules, a command, or someone in authority).
  • dna — Deoxyribonucleic acid, a self-replicating material present in nearly all living organisms as the main constituent of chromosomes. It is the carrier of genetic information.
  • dossier — a collection or file of documents on the same subject, especially a complete file containing detailed information about a person or topic.
  • draw away — to cause to move in a particular direction by or as if by a pulling force; pull; drag (often followed by along, away, in, out, or off).
  • drop away — become fewer
  • fade away — to lose brightness or vividness of color.
  • fall away — to drop or descend under the force of gravity, as to a lower place through loss or lack of support.
  • fannie mae — Federal National Mortgage Association.
  • faraway — distant; remote: faraway lands.
  • father's day — a day, usually the third Sunday in June, set aside in honor of fathers.
  • fiance — a man engaged to be married. Synonyms: future groom, future husband, future spouse, betrothed.
  • fool away — a silly or stupid person; a person who lacks judgment or sense.
  • gamma ray — a photon of penetrating electromagnetic radiation (gamma radiation) emitted from an atomic nucleus.
  • get away — to receive or come to have possession, use, or enjoyment of: to get a birthday present; to get a pension.
  • give away — to present voluntarily and without expecting compensation; bestow: to give a birthday present to someone.
  • go away — leave!
  • great white way — the theater district along Broadway, near Times Square in New York City.
  • groundhog day — February 2, in most parts of the U.S., the day on which, according to legend, the groundhog first emerges from hibernation. If it is a sunny day and the groundhog sees its shadow, six more weeks of wintry weather are predicted.
  • guy fawkes day — (in Britain) November 5, celebrating the anniversary of the capture of Guy Fawkes.
  • hell to pay — serious consequences, as of a foolish action
  • hit the hay — grass, clover, alfalfa, etc., cut and dried for use as forage.
  • holy day — a consecrated day or religious festival, especially one other than Sunday.
  • hudson bay — a large inland sea in N Canada. 850 miles (1370 km) long; 600 miles (965 km) wide; 400,000 sq. mi. (1,036,000 sq. km).
  • in a way — manner, mode, or fashion: a new way of looking at a matter; to reply in a polite way.
  • intraday — occurring during a single day.
  • judgment day — the day of the Last Judgment; doomsday.
  • keep away — to hold or retain in one's possession; hold as one's own: If you like it, keep it. Keep the change.
  • labor day — (in the U.S.) a legal holiday, commonly the first Monday in September, in honor of labor.
  • lady dayBillie ("Lady Day") 1915–59, U.S. jazz singer.
  • laugh away — to express mirth, pleasure, derision, or nervousness with an audible, vocal expulsion of air from the lungs that can range from a loud burst of sound to a series of quiet chuckles and is usually accompanied by characteristic facial and bodily movements.
  • lay away — to put or place in a horizontal position or position of rest; set down: to lay a book on a desk.
  • lunar day — a division of time that is equal to the elapsed time between two consecutive returns of the same terrestrial meridian to the moon.
  • medal play — play in which the score is reckoned by counting the strokes taken to complete the round.
  • merit pay — an additional sum paid to an employee, as a schoolteacher, whose work is superior and whose services are valued.
  • milky way — the spiral galaxy containing our solar system. With the naked eye it is observed as a faint luminous band stretching across the heavens, composed of approximately a trillion stars, most of which are too distant to be seen individually.
  • miracle play — a medieval dramatic form dealing with religious subjects such as Biblical stories or saints' lives, usually presented in a series or cycle by the craft guilds.
  • mobile bay — a bay of the Gulf of Mexico, in SW Alabama: Civil War naval battle 1864. 36 miles (58 km) long; 8–18 miles (13–29 km) wide.
  • monterey — a city in W California, on Monterey Bay: the capital of California until 1847.
  • monterrey — a state in NE Mexico. 25,136 sq. mi. (65,102 sq. km). Capital: Monterrey.
  • mother's day — a day, usually the second Sunday in May, set aside in honor of mothers.
  • new year's day — January 1, celebrated as a holiday in many countries.
  • new york bay — a bay of the Atlantic at the mouth of the Hudson, W of Long Island and E of Staten Island and New Jersey.
  • on the way — en route
  • overplay — to exaggerate or overemphasize (one's role in a play, an emotion, an effect, etc.): The young actor overplayed Hamlet shamelessly. The director of the movie had overplayed the pathos.
  • overstay — to stay beyond the time, limit, or duration of; outstay: to overstay one's welcome.
  • oxford gray — medium to dark gray.
  • pancake day — Christian calendar: Shrove Tuesday
  • papier-mache — a substance made of pulped paper or paper pulp mixed with glue and other materials or of layers of paper glued and pressed together, molded when moist to form various articles, and becoming hard and strong when dry.
  • pass away — to move past; go by: to pass another car on the road.
  • passion play — a dramatic representation of the passion of Christ, as that given every ten years at the Bavarian village of Oberammergau.
  • piagetJean [zhahn] /ʒɑ̃/ (Show IPA), 1896–1980, Swiss psychologist: studied cognitive development of children.
  • pinochet — Augusto (auˈɣusto). 1915-2006, Chilean general and statesman; president of Chile (1974–90) following his overthrow of Allende (1973): charged (2001) with murder and kidnapping but found unfit to stand trial
  • potter's clay — a clay, suitably plastic and free of iron and other impurities, for use by potters.
  • power play — Football. an aggressive running play in which numerous offensive players converge and forge ahead to block and clear a path for the ball carrier.
  • prudhoe bay — an inlet of the Beaufort Sea, N of Alaska: large oil and gas fields.
  • pull away — to draw or haul toward oneself or itself, in a particular direction, or into a particular position: to pull a sled up a hill.
  • put away — to move or place (anything) so as to get it into or out of a specific location or position: to put a book on the shelf.
  • quai d'orsay — the quay along the south bank of the Seine in Paris, on which are located the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and other French government offices.
  • quarter day — (in England, Ireland, and Wales) one of the four days, Lady Day, Midsummer Day, Michaelmas, or Christmas, regarded as marking off the quarters of the year, on which quarterly payments are due, tenancies begin and end, etc.
  • rainy day — a time of need or emergency: saving money for a rainy day.
  • right away — in accordance with what is good, proper, or just: right conduct.
  • right of way — a common law or statutory right granted to a vehicle, as an airplane or boat, to proceed ahead of another.
  • run away — to go quickly by moving the legs more rapidly than at a walk and in such a manner that for an instant in each step all or both feet are off the ground.
  • salt away — a crystalline compound, sodium chloride, NaCl, occurring as a mineral, a constituent of seawater, etc., and used for seasoning food, as a preservative, etc.
  • santa fé — a city in E Argentina.
  • send away — dismiss
  • shadow play — a show in which shadows of puppets, flat figures, or live actors are projected onto a lighted screen.
  • show the way — guide
  • sign away — a token; indication.
  • silver gray — a light brownish-gray.
  • solar day — Astronomy. the time interval between two successive transits by the sun of the meridian directly opposite that of the observer; the 24-hour interval from one midnight to the following midnight.
  • square away — a rectangle having all four sides of equal length.
  • take away — something taken back or away, especially an employee benefit that is eliminated or substantially reduced by the terms of a union contract.
  • tear away — designed to be easily separated or opened by tearing: a box with a tearaway seal.
  • throw away — to propel or cast in any way, especially to project or propel from the hand by a sudden forward motion or straightening of the arm and wrist: to throw a ball.
  • time of day — a definite time as shown by a timepiece; the hour: Can you tell me the time of day?
  • tooth decay — dental caries.
  • tuck away — to put into a small, close, or concealing place: Tuck the money into your wallet.
  • turn away — face opposite way
  • underpay — to pay less than is deserved or usual.
  • underplay — to act (a part) sketchily.
  • underway — occurring while under way: the underway activities on a cruise ship.
  • usa — The USA is an abbreviation for the United States of America.
  • wedding day — the day of a wedding.
  • while away — a period or interval of time: to wait a long while; He arrived a short while ago.

One-syllable rhymes

  • a — In music, A is the sixth note in the scale of C major.
  • ae — one; a single
  • ay — ever; always
  • bay — A bay is a part of a coast where the land curves inwards.
  • bey — (in the Ottoman Empire) a title given to senior officers, provincial governors, certain other officials or nobles, and (sometimes) Europeans
  • brae — a hill or hillside; slope
  • bray — When a donkey brays, it makes a loud harsh sound.
  • ca — Canada
  • cache — A cache is a quantity of things such as weapons that have been hidden.
  • cay — a small low island or bank composed of sand and coral fragments, esp in the Caribbean area
  • cea — carcinoembryonic antigen
  • che — Chemical Engineer
  • chez — at the home of
  • clay — Clay is a kind of earth that is soft when it is wet and hard when it is dry. Clay is shaped and baked to make things such as pots and bricks.
  • cliche — A cliché is an idea or phrase which has been used so much that it is no longer interesting or effective or no longer has much meaning.
  • cluj — an industrial city in NW Romania, on the Someşul-Mic River: former capital of Transylvania. Pop: 297 000 (2005 est)
  • cray — a crayfish
  • da — from; of (used in Italian and Portuguese personal names, originally to indicate place of origin): Lorenzo da Ponte; Vasco da Gama.
  • dae — Dictionary of American English
  • dak — a system of mail delivery or passenger transport by relays of bearers or horses stationed at intervals along a route
  • day — A day is one of the seven twenty-four hour periods of time in a week.
  • de — of; from: occurring as part of some personal names and originally indicating place of origin
  • dk — Datakit
  • dray — a low, strong cart without fixed sides, for carrying heavy loads.
  • drey — The nest of a squirrel, typically in the form of a mass of twigs in a tree.
  • fay — a female given name, form of Faith.
  • faye — a female given name, form of Faith.
  • fe — iron
  • fey — British Dialect. doomed; fated to die.
  • flay — to strip off the skin or outer covering of.
  • fray — a raveled or worn part, as in cloth: frays at the toes of well-worn sneakers.
  • frey — the god of peace, prosperity, and marriage: one of the Vanir, originally brought to Asgard as a hostage.
  • ga — genetic algorithm
  • gai — Guaranteed Annual Income
  • galle — a seaport in SW Sri Lanka.
  • gay — of, relating to, or exhibiting sexual desire or behavior directed toward a person or persons of one's own sex; homosexual: a gay couple. Antonyms: straight.
  • gaye — Marvin. 1939–84, US soul singer and songwriter; recordings include "I Heard It Through the Grapevine" (1969), What's Going On (1971), and "Sexual Healing" (1982): shot dead by his father
  • gray — of a color between white and black; having a neutral hue.
  • grey — any achromatic color; any color with zero chroma, intermediate between white and black.
  • ha — the 26th letter of the Arabic alphabet, representing a glottal spirant consonant sound.
  • hayJohn Milton, 1838–1905, U.S. statesman and author.
  • hey — Used to attract attention, to express surprise, interest, or annoyance, or to elicit agreement.
  • j — the tenth letter of the English alphabet, a consonant.
  • j. — (law) Abbreviation of judge. (title).
  • jayJohn, 1745–1829, U.S. statesman and jurist: first chief justice of the U.S. 1789–95.
  • k — the eleventh letter of the English alphabet, a consonant.
  • k. — Alternative form of K.
  • kaySir Arthurian Romance. the rude, boastful foster brother and seneschal of Arthur.
  • kayeDanny (David Daniel Kaminski) 1913–87, U.S. comedian, singer, and actor.
  • kkk — KKK is an abbreviation for Ku Klux Klan.
  • lay — to bring about or affect by lying (often used reflexively): to lie oneself out of a difficulty; accustomed to lying his way out of difficulties.
  • lei — (in the Hawaiian Islands) a wreath of flowers, leaves, etc., for the neck or head.
  • les — A lesbian.
  • ley — a pewter containing about 80 percent tin and 20 percent lead.
  • mae — a female given name, form of Mary.
  • may — the fifth month of the year, containing 31 days.
  • mccayWinsor, 1871?–1934, U.S. artist, cartoonist, and animator.
  • mccraeJohn, 1872–1918, Canadian physician, soldier, and poet.
  • mckayClaude, 1890–1948, U.S. author, born in Jamaica: leader in the Harlem Renaissance.
  • mcraeCarmen, 1920–94, U.S. jazz singer and songwriter.
  • nay — and not only so but; not only that but also; indeed: many good, nay, noble qualities.
  • ne — the highest point; acme.
  • ney — Michel [mee-shel] /miˈʃɛl/ (Show IPA), Duke of Elchingen [el-khing-uh n] /ˈɛl xɪŋ ən/ (Show IPA), 1769–1815, French revolutionary and Napoleonic military leader: marshal of France 1805–15.
  • oj — OJ is the same as orange juice.
  • ok — all right; proceeding normally; satisfactory or under control: Things are OK at the moment.
  • ole — Object Linking and Embedding
  • passe — no longer fashionable, in wide use, etc.; out-of-date; outmoded: There were many photographs of passé fashions. I thought hand-cranked pencil sharpeners were passé.
  • pay — to coat or cover (seams, a ship's bottom, etc.) with pitch, tar, or the like.
  • paye — In Britain, PAYE is a system of paying income tax in which your employer pays your tax directly to the government, and then takes this amount from your salary or wages. PAYE is an abbreviation for 'pay as you earn'.
  • pei — I(eoh) M(ing) [yoh ming] /yoʊ mɪŋ/ (Show IPA), born 1917, U.S. architect, born in China.
  • play — a dramatic composition or piece; drama.
  • pray — to offer devout petition, praise, thanks, etc., to (God or an object of worship).
  • prey — an animal hunted or seized for food, especially by a carnivorous animal.
  • quayMatthew Stanley, 1833–1904, U.S. politician: senator 1887–99, 1901–4.
  • raeJohn, 1813–93, Scottish surgeon and Arctic explorer.
  • rayJohn, 1627?–1705, English naturalist.
  • re — regular expression
  • say — assay.
  • saye — save as you earn
  • schley — Winfield Scott [win-feeld] /ˈwɪnˌfild/ (Show IPA), 1839–1911, U.S. rear admiral.
  • se — compass point: southeast
  • shay — a chaise.
  • shea — shea tree.
  • slay — to draw (warp ends) through the heddle eyes of the harness or through the dents of the reed in accordance with a given plan for weaving a fabric.
  • sleigh — a light vehicle on runners, usually open and generally horse-drawn, used especially for transporting persons over snow or ice.
  • spey — a river in E Scotland, flowing generally northeast through the Grampian Mountains to the Moray Firth: salmon fishing; parts of the surrounding area (Speyside) are famous for whisky distilleries. Length: 172 km (107 miles)
  • spray — a single, slender shoot, twig, or branch with its leaves, flowers, or berries.
  • sta — Saint (female)
  • stay — (of a ship) to change to the other tack.
  • stray — to deviate from the direct course, leave the proper place, or go beyond the proper limits, especially without a fixed course or purpose; ramble: to stray from the main road.
  • sway — to move or swing to and fro, as something fixed at one end or resting on a support.
  • tae — to.
  • tay — a river flowing through central Scotland into the Firth of Tay. 118 miles (190 km) long.
  • they — any male person or animal; a man: hes and shes.
  • tormeMelvin Howard ("Mel"; "The Velvet Fog") 1925–99, U.S. jazz singer, actor, and composer.
  • tray — a coin worth threepence.
  • trey — a playing card or a die having three pips.
  • way — manner, mode, or fashion: a new way of looking at a matter; to reply in a polite way.
  • wei — any of several dynasties that ruled in North China, especially one ruling a.d. 220–265 and one ruling a.d. 386–534.
  • weigh — to determine or ascertain the force that gravitation exerts upon (a person or thing) by use of a balance, scale, or other mechanical device: to weigh oneself; to weigh potatoes; to weigh gases.
  • wey — an old British unit of weight of various values, especially 16 stones of 16 pounds each, or 256 pounds.
  • whey — a milk serum, separating as liquid from the curd after coagulation, as in cheese making.
  • wy — The name of the letter Y.
  • yea — to the extent, amount, etc., indicated: The doll is about yay high.

Four-or-more syllable rhymes

  • action replay — An action replay is a repeated showing, usually in slow motion, of an event that has just been on television.
  • african gray — an ashy-gray, African parrot, Psittacus erithacus, having a short, red tail, noted especially for its ability to mimic speech.
  • armed forces day — the third Saturday in May, observed in some areas of the U.S. as a holiday in honor of all branches of the armed forces.
  • armistice day — the anniversary of the signing of the armistice that ended World War I, on Nov 11, 1918, now kept on Remembrance Sunday
  • ascension day — the 40th day after Easter, when the Ascension of Christ into heaven is celebrated
  • cabriolet — A cabriolet is a type of car with two doors and a convertible top.
  • calendar day — the period from one midnight to the following midnight.
  • canada jay — a large common jay of North America, Perisoreus canadensis, with a grey body, and a white-and-black crestless head
  • carry away — to remove forcefully
  • chesapeake bay — the largest inlet of the Atlantic in the coast of the US: bordered by Maryland and Virginia
  • columbus day — Oct 12, a legal holiday in most states of the US: the date of Columbus' landing in the West Indies (Caribbean) in 1492
  • commonwealth day — the anniversary of Queen Victoria's birth, May 24, celebrated (now on the second Monday in March) as a holiday in many parts of the Commonwealth
  • corps de ballet — In ballet, the corps de ballet is the group of dancers who dance together, in contrast to the main dancers, who dance by themselves.
  • day after day — If something happens day after day, it happens every day without stopping.
  • delaware bay — an inlet of the Atlantic at the mouth of the Delaware river
  • far and away — at or to a great distance; a long way off; at or to a remote point: We sailed far ahead of the fleet.
  • flaminian way — an ancient Roman road extending N from Rome to what is now Rimini. 215 miles (345 km) long.
  • fritter away — to squander or disperse piecemeal; waste little by little (usually followed by away): to fritter away one's money; to fritter away an afternoon.
  • go a long way — (Idiomatic) To be adequate or helpful for a significant amount of time.
  • high holy day — either of two holy days of special significance, Rosh Hashanah or Yom Kippur.
  • in a bad way — not good in any manner or degree.
  • in a big way — very much, greatly
  • make one's way — manner, mode, or fashion: a new way of looking at a matter; to reply in a polite way.
  • manila bay — a bay in the Philippines, in W Luzon Island: the American fleet under Admiral Dewey defeated the Spanish fleet 1898.
  • mean solar day — day (def 3a).
  • memorial day — Also called Decoration Day. a day, May 30, set aside in most states of the U.S. for observances in memory of dead members of the armed forces of all wars: now officially observed on the last Monday in May.
  • midsummer day — the saint's day of St. John the Baptist, celebrated on June 24, being one of the four quarter days in England.
  • morgan le fay — the fairy sister of King Arthur.
  • mystery play — a medieval dramatic form based on a Biblical story, usually dealing with the life, death, and resurrection of Christ.
  • presidents' day — the third Monday in February, a legal holiday in the U.S., commemorating the birthdays of George Washington and Abraham Lincoln.
  • roll in the hay — a document of paper, parchment, or the like, that is or may be rolled up, as for storing; scroll.
  • saint patrick's day — March 17, observed by the Irish in honor of St. Patrick, the patron saint of Ireland.
  • spirit away — the principle of conscious life; the vital principle in humans, animating the body or mediating between body and soul.
  • squirrel away — any of numerous arboreal, bushy-tailed rodents of the genus Sciurus, of the family Sciuridae.
  • thanksgiving day — a national holiday celebrated as a day of feasting and giving thanks for divine favors or goodness, observed on the fourth Thursday of November in the U.S. and in Canada on the second Monday of October.
  • vascular ray — a radiate band of parenchyma in the secondary xylem extending into the secondary phloem of the stems of certain vascular plants, formed by the cambium and serving for the storage of food and the conduction of nutriments.
  • vitamin k — menadione.

Four-or-more syllable rhymes

  • decoration day — Memorial Day
  • discovery day — Columbus Day.
  • independence day — July 4, a U.S. holiday commemorating the adoption of the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776.
  • morality play — an allegorical form of the drama current from the 14th to 16th centuries and employing such personified abstractions as Virtue, Vice, Greed, Gluttony, etc.
  • narragansett bay — an inlet of the Atlantic in E Rhode Island. 28 miles (45 km) long.
  • order of the day — the agenda for an assembly, meeting, group, or organization.
  • radioactive decay — decay (def 8).
  • san francisco bay — a bay in W California: the harbor of San Francisco; connected with the Pacific by the Golden Gate strait. 50 miles (80 km) long; 3–12 miles (5–19 km) wide.
  • spiritual bouquet — the spiritual presentation of a good work to another person.
  • valentine's day — February 14, observed in honor of St. Valentine as a day for the exchange of valentines and other tokens of affection.
  • westminster abbey — a Gothic church in London, England.

Four-or-more syllable rhymes

  • forever and a day — without ever ending; eternally: to last forever.
  • inauguration day — the day on which the president of the United States is inaugurated, being January 20 of every year following a year whose number is divisible by four. Prior to the Twentieth Amendment to the Constitution (ratified February 6, 1933), it was March 4.
  • martin luther king day — the third Monday in January, a legal holiday in some states of the U.S., commemorating the birthday (Jan. 15) of Martin Luther King, Jr.
  • military attache — attaché (def 2).
  • saint valentine's day — February 14, observed in honor of St. Valentine as a day for the exchange of valentines and other tokens of affection.
  • united nations day — the anniversary of the United Nations on October 24, marking its founding in 1945.

Four-or-more syllable rhymes

  • texas independence day — March 2, observed in Texas as the anniversary of the declaration in 1836 of the independence of Texas from Mexico and also as the birthday of Sam Houston.
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