Rhyme Time Dictionary


This guide is a very basic list of common rhyming words used in English poetry. This guide features few words when compared to a serious rhyming dictionary. Our goal is to provide a basic list, which students can use for quick reference.

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-a - (1) ah, bah, blah, bra, ha, ma, pa, spa; (2) faux pas, hurrah

-ab - (1) blab, cab, crab, dab, drab, gab, grab, jab, nab, scab, slab, stab, tab; (2) confab; (3) taxicab

-abe - (1) babe; (3) astrolabe

-ac - see ack

-ace - (1) ace, base, bass, brace, case, chase, face, grace, lace, mace, pace, place, race, space, trace, vase; (2) abase, birthplace, debase, deface, disgrace, displace, efface, embrace, encase, erase, horserace, misplace, outpace, replace, retrace, staircase, unlace; (3) about-face, boniface, commonplace, interlace, marketplace, steeplechase

-aced - see aste

-ach - see ack, atch

-ache - see ake, ash

-acht - see ot

-ack - (1) back, black, clack, hack, jack, knack, lack, pack, plaque, quack, rack, sac, sack, shack, slack, smack, snack, stack, tack, thwack, track, whack, yak; (2) aback, attack, bareback, blackjack, cognac, drawback, haystack, horseback, humpback, hunchback, kayak, knickknack, ransack, shellac, unpack; (3) almanac, applejack, Cadillac, cardiac, cul-de-sac, haversack, iliac, ipecac, maniac, piggyback, zodiac; (4) ammoniac, demoniac, elegiac, symposiac; (5) aphrodisiac, dipsomaniac, hypochondriac, kleptomaniac, pyromaniac

-acked - see act

-acks - see ax

-act - (1) act, fact, pact, tact, tract; (2) abstract, attract, compact, contact, contract, detract, diffract, distract, enact, exact, extract, impact, infract, intact, protract, react, redact, refract, retract, subtract, transact; (3) cataract, counteract, interact, overact, re-enact, retroact, underact; (4) matter-of-fact; also acked

-ad - (1) ad, add, bad, brad, cad, chad, clad, dad, fad, glad, grad, had, lad, mad, pad, plaid, sad, tad; (2) begad, egad, footpad, nomad, Pleiad, tetrad, unclad; (3) Iliad, ironclad, undergrad; (4) olympiad; see od

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Writer: C. S. Wyatt
Updated: 30-Nov-2013
Editor: S. D. Schnelbach