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Words That Don't Rhyme With Any Other Words

Updated on April 11, 2008

Words With Nothing To Rhyme To...

To the best of my knowledge, there are 70 words in the English language which do not rhyme with any other words! They are (in alphabetical order):

A - Almond, Angry, Angst, Anxious, Aspirin

B - Bachelor, Breadth, Bulb, Bulbous

C - Calumny, Cannabis, Caveat, Chaos, Chimney, Chocolate, Circus, Citrus, Citizen, Condom

D - Denizen, Depth, Diamond, Different

E - Eighth, Elbow, Else, Empty, Engine

F - Fift, Film, Foible, Fugue

G - Galaxy, Glimpsed, Golf, Gulf

H - Hostage, Husband

I - Iron

J - Justice

K - ...

L - Laundry, Luggage

M - Monster, Month, Mulcts

N - Ninth, Neutron

O - Obvious, Of, Office, Olive, Orange

P - Pint, Pedant, Penguin, Pizza, Plankton, Plinth, Promise, Purple

Q - ...

R - Reptile

S - Sanction, Sandwich, Shadow, Silver

T - Transfer, Twelfth

U - ...

V - Vacuum

W - Width, Wolf

X - ...

Y - ...

Z - ...

So there ya go... all the known word in the English language that do not rhyme with any word in the dictionary (all 70 of 'em)... fascinating, huh (boy, do I have too much time on my hands...)?

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      Chimbombo 6 days ago

      Don't love and dove rhyme with of? And you forgot wasp

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      hallo 18 months ago

      you forgot Afro

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      2 years ago

      Any word can be rhymed if you slant rhyme.

      Purple rhymes with Hurtful, Verbal, and Urkel

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      Travis White 2 years ago

      Wolf rhymes with gulf. Think about the word gulf like the Gulf of Mexico and wolf in the silver wolf.

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      idk 2 years ago

      Nothing rhymes with purple

      None of you can rhyme

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      Kendrick Williams 3 years ago

      It's a long list of comments, so I didn't read all of them but, Purple rhymes with Gerbil.

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      tino turunen 3 years ago

      Word Iron for example. You Can make that rhyme if You take it Like . hockey stick made from (Iron) when my jacket is (tight on) just get new car jump (Straight on)

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      Will Collins 3 years ago

      Cockatiel has no rhymes.

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      Posting 6 Years After 3 years ago

      ^unless you pronounce lion, orion, etc. "ly-ron", ori-ron", no they do not rhyme

      although Chiron from Greek mythology rhymes

      also doesn't eighth rhyme with faith?

      for those of you who don't know, the rule of a rhyme is that it has to rhyme from the last stressed syllable onwards.

      reptile doesn't work with file because "rep" is the stressed syllable in the word reptile. you would need a word like SEPtile or KEPtile or preLEPtile

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      PostGhost 3 years ago

      Iron = Lion, Orion, ion, Cyan, Mayan, Hawaiian, geminian, Uruguayan, scion.

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      Blank 3 years ago

      Chicklet rhymes with chocolate

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      Jeremy 3 years ago

      Orange rhymes with sporange...pizza is an italian word not an english word.

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      agression 3 years ago

      I didn't mean to take all your aspirine. Please forgive me it was an accident!

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      asdf 4 years ago

      Of rhymes with Dove

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      mohammad 4 years ago

      wolf = golf ?

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      Moobldy Farfendoofen 4 years ago

      Hostage rhymes with sausage. You need to double check your list.

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      hi 4 years ago

      chaos- Barbados!!!

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      GIEL 4 years ago

      reptile rhymes with file

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      yeah 4 years ago

      orange----minge

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      me 4 years ago

      A lorof you people are idiots that do not know how to rhyme.

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      4 years ago

      HUuuuuuuuuuuuuuu

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      Skyler 4 years ago

      Cruton rhymes with netron

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      sky 5 years ago

      eight rhymes with skaight

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      Ifyoureadthisyou'regay 5 years ago

      Orange = Door-hinge

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      LatestDud 5 years ago from Gold Coast (Queensland, Australia)

      @YouFail - Pint isn't pronounced the same way as 'mint, lint, tint, dint' etc. It's pronounced 'pie-ent'.

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      thislistsucks 5 years ago

      iron rhymes with lion

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      YouFail 5 years ago

      and mint, and tint, and dint....

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      YouFail 5 years ago

      pint rhymes with hint. you fail. HARD.

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      gabby182 5 years ago

      a lot of these have rhymes. for example, of and dove. I would suggest revising this.

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      Lala 5 years ago

      Almond= Salmon

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      Vic 5 years ago

      Almond rhyms with salmo

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      QI Fan 5 years ago

      Fans of the program QI will know the following rhymes: Orange - Blorenge and Gorringe

      Purple - Hurple and Curple

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      Dude 5 years ago

      testicle?

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      RepulsiveGecko5 5 years ago

      Reptile rhymes with missile

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      lewis clark 5 years ago

      hahahahahahahaha i found a word that rymes with GOLF..................DOLF...its a name neegro

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      Ashley 5 years ago

      Some of you are real idiots...How the **** can of rhyme with dove you don't say it 'dov' you say it 'duv'.... :@

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      Lauren 5 years ago

      Elbow rings with bow.

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      poop 5 years ago

      lovely?

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      harry27 5 years ago

      What about courageous

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      man who finds flaws in everything 5 years ago

      what about panther?

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      Bastinki 5 years ago

      I eat ALMONDS wearing nothing but DIAMONDS, I'm ANGRY hungry, and GANGLY.

      My first reaction's usually ANGST, so THANKS for making me ANXIOUS, no, actually, I think I'll keep it THANKLESS, and instead just take an ASPIRIN to control these levels of GASTRIN, cos pain relief and a good night's sleep in my bed is all I'm ASKING.

      So what if I'm a BACHELOR it's not because my arms and legs and fingers are TENTACULAR,

      I could go on here, - but won't. :)

      Breadth - Hairbreadth

      Bulb - Gulp, Bulk, Pulp

      Bulbous - Sulcus, Schoolbus?

      Cannabis - dramatist, philanthropist

      Engine - Avenging, whinging?

      Iron - Mayan

      Vacuum - Backroom (as with hairsbredth, this is usually written as one word maybe?)

      Penguin - Pending, sanguin, bending

      Transfer - Transverse

      Promise - Honest

      Obvious - Orphheus (poet)

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      Bastinki 5 years ago

      Okay here we go, a rhyme based on the words you offer.

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      5 years ago

      Most of these words are truly not rhymable in contemporary

      English. However, using the unabridged Oxford Enlish Dictionary, orange, silver, and purple are the only words without perfect rhymes.

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      Grambo 5 years ago

      unless somebody else said it.. I don't think "naked" has a rhyme ?

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      jeremyb 5 years ago

      "Of" is wrong. It rhymes with dove and love and glove.

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      Meow 5 years ago

      Gulf rhymes with engulf

      What about rhythm?

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      iHoRiZoNi 5 years ago

      Purple ; Hurdle?

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      emillie fleming in yo face 5 years ago

      ornage rhymes with

      challenge

      expunge

      lozenge

      lunge

      orange

      plunge

      scavenge

      sponge

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      Hey 5 years ago

      DESK, PIZZA

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      not important 5 years ago

      orange rhymes with challenge

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      XxM0nk3yk1llz0n3xX 5 years ago

      Lol, your two year old works with bitichin'?

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      Kitchen bitchin 5 years ago

      You lot need to get a life my two year old does this shit

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      craig 5 years ago

      Tell you what you lot must be on drugs cus that's how I ended up on this page lol, n kitchin rymes with itchen,bitchin,twitchin,stichin, if you take away the g lmao

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      5 years ago

      Ninja rhymes with ginger angel rhymes with hell

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      Jelly_Belly 5 years ago

      Merriam-Webster says that nothing rhymes with "angel".

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      Umm 5 years ago

      Silver , Bewilder

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      junaid 5 years ago

      i swear iron rhymes with lion...

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      Jsfgyfghugv 5 years ago

      Of rhymes with dove

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      ahseeb 5 years ago

      purple-turtle !

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      daffy poon 5 years ago

      what is yeek idiot

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      juckue 5 years ago

      yeek

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      Missael 5 years ago

      vacuum=womb

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      Missael 5 years ago

      wolf=gulf

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      Delaney 5 years ago

      Difficult. I can't think of a rhyme for difficult. Tricky.

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      yo 5 years ago

      dilver rhymews with silver dilvers eat there own feces its true google it

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      kamuimaru 5 years ago

      Purple rhymes with nurple. Purple nurple

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      Liam 5 years ago

      Fift= gift. lift. to name a few

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      Mickey 5 years ago

      What about wonderful?

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      Henry 5 years ago

      Doesn't Wolf rhyme with gulf?

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      jam 5 years ago

      purple rhymes with curple (the hindquarters of a horse and hirple (to walk with a limp)

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      More words that Don't rhyme 5 years ago

      Asparagus and celery

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      gig 5 years ago

      CMON! SANDWICH RHYMES WITH WITCH!

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      Intruder 6 years ago

      This entire thread is overly US-centric. The US "CNN accent" is not the only way people on this planet speak. Why is the definition of 'rhyme' always limited to the accent only half of Americans and no Europeans have?

      A way you can demonstrate the rhyming problem is by comparing language dictionaries from the US with their UK counterparts. For example, the o in the swedish drink Glögg is said to be like the 'oo' in the US 'look', and the 'er' in the UK 'berg' Nobody in the US would think the vowel sounds in 'look' and 'berg' are anything alike. In England, Australia, New Zealand and South Africa they sound remarkably similar.

      So in this sense, 'bachelor' and 'spatula' can rhyme... ask a cockney!

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      Everyday im shufflin 6 years ago

      Orange purple and silver DON'T rhyme with anything urple isn't a freakin word u idiots and stop makin up words that arent real in english oh and can i give all of u gift in german haha

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      Everyday im shufflin 6 years ago

      Orange purple and silver DON'T rhyme with anything urple isn't a freakin word u idiots and stop makin up words that arent real in english

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      Big daddy 6 years ago

      "GULF" and "WOLF" rhyme just like OF, ABOVE, LOVE, DOVE, GLOVE and probably many more!

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      Cory 6 years ago

      Wilderness does not have a rhyme. Lame.

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      Literacy101 6 years ago

      You guys are idiots those words are up there because they don't rhyme . Your examples are wrong if you actually pronounce them properly. I did enjoy the list helped with a poety english report.

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      Pint? 6 years ago

      Pint = Tint

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      Mr. Oinkmonkey 6 years ago

      'Orange' rhymes with 'sporange', which is a sac where spores are made.

      'Silver rhymes with 'chilver', which is a female lamb.

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      something 6 years ago

      actully if u do think bout it pedent and decendent rymes so ther you go haha !!!!!!

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      Andrew 6 years ago

      Haha this is fun readingthis

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      Tam 6 years ago

      idiot rhymes with bigot doesn't it?

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      Rae 6 years ago

      Idiot doesn't rhyme with others, that I've found.

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      6 years ago

      angel

      angry

      chimney

      sanction

      vacuum

      problem

      neutron

      dangerous

      obvious

      loathetian

      animal

      citizen

      zigzag

      necessery

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      Mr. Know it all... 6 years ago

      Heard this in another thread

      Golf - Disolve? probs not

      Pint - Skint yes

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      Cslet 6 years ago

      Fledglings

      Portfolio

      Moneyback

      Exclusively

      Korimono (so sorry)

      someone rhyme the ones i said before

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      Dan 6 years ago

      Orange rhymes with lozenge.

      Also kitchen rhymes with friction and description.

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      6 years ago

      examples - revamples ha

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      Your name 6 years ago

      Purple circle?

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      Tori 6 years ago

      EIGHTH rhythms with FAITH!

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      Storm the Lucario 6 years ago

      What rhymes with "examples"?

      Let's see if someone can rhyme that.

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      Blah blah blah 6 years ago

      Whaddya mean, of and poo?!

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      Storm the Lucario 6 years ago

      Oi, Jonathan: "Ninja" rhymes with "singed ya"

      ...kind of

      :p

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      Muppet POS 6 years ago

      Of and poo

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      Cslet 6 years ago

      What about disruptive, quantity and permeable

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      anon 6 years ago

      reptile rhymes with erectile failure!

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      sanelacar 6 years ago

      Noticed "laundry" listed. What about "quandry"? I think this rhymes...

      Found this site looking for words that rhyme with kitchen, and almost non-existent. Most listings were actually last names. I like bitch'en, but might not be appropriate for a poem I want to submit. Anything else you all can think of that rhymes with kitchen?

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      Krede 6 years ago

      Month rhymes whit hunt?

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      Lauren 6 years ago

      Wolf - Gulf?