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Rhymes Here is a list of the words that rhyme with the word defiant.This is ordered by best match. Changing color means the start of the next best set of words.
2 syllable words
Near RhymesHere is a list of the words that nearly rhyme with the word defiant.
1 syllable words
3 syllable words

affiant

deviant

efferent

lenient

prescient

prurient

recurrent

variant

deficient

efficient

vigilant

confinement

enticement

excitement

incitement

indictment

informant

requirement

alignment

assignment

compliant

debarment

defendant

deployment

derailment

immigrant

impotent

incident

indecent

indolent

insolent

miscreant

redundant

reluctant

repugnant

stimulant

resilient

arrogant

assailant

clairvoyant

covenant

decadent

decedent

determent

deterrent

deviants

effluent

elegant

element

eminent

evident

ignorant

litigant

prepayment

prevalent

redolent

relevant

repayment

repellent

resonant

sediment

tenement

infrequent

detachment

impatient

inhalant

inpatient

afferent

definite

reverent

vehement

advisement

consignment

defendants

adjacent

escapement

detergent

department

despondent

diligent

nourishment

disbarment

emergent

petulant

sufficient

discordant

exultant

regiment

implement

important

increment

incumbent

indifferent

resurgent

insolvent

insouciant

misstatement

replacement

respondent

abatement

abundant

accountant

agreement

allotment

amazement

appeasement

assistant

attainment

celebrant

combatant

commitment

confident

depressant

debasement

declarant

dependent

descendant

eloquent

embayment

incessant

malignant

sentiment

descendent

emigrant

impeachment

excellent

persistent

resistant

resultant

detriment

discernment

endowment

puzzlement

repentant

settlement

supplement

supplicant

testament

tournament

truculent

indulgent

achievement

affluent

apparent

attachment

banishment

bereavement

betterment

concurrent

displacement

elephant

emplacement

enforcement

enjoyment

flamboyant

fluorescent

government

hesitant

indigent

inherent

instrument

insurgent

involvement

misjudgment

mistreatment

negligent

opponent

precedent

president

proponent

provident

punishment

purulent

refunders

resident

reticent

rudiment

triumphant

absorbent

tolerant

fraudulent

violent

disgorgement

flatulent

fulfillment

impairment

indignant

insistent

internment

imprudent

measurement

inclement

inducement

enlargement

gradient

assortment

battlefront

defender

appointment

pursuant

quiescent

dependents

commandment

disbursement

odorant

resentment

coherent

deportment

operant

complacent

complainant

complaisant

concealment

convenient

consistent

consultant

containment

radiant

equipment

adornment

subsequent

employment

amusement

enactment

prejudgment

salient

endearment

entombment

temperament

adjutant

reappoint

announcement

apartment

existent

presentment

pronouncement

proficient

seventy

abandoned

abandons

annulment

ascendant

assessment

atonement

oceanfront

applicant

attendant

fabricant

hypnotist

monument

refreshment

dependence

observant

reagent

registrant

battlement

component

confluent

conversant

curtailment

esculent

nonpayment

protestant

repentance

wonderment

abridgement

adjustment

blandishment

contingent

delinquent

engagement

enrichment

garnishment

advancement

appointments

estrangement

compartment

comportment

endorsement

engrossment

enlistment

escarpment

investment

resplendent

enslavement

expectant

infringement

excrement

impressment

improvement

aberrant

ambient

arraignment

abhorrent

abandon

adamant

aspirant

adherent

adjournment

cormorant

coventry

crosscurrent

convergent

defenders

exigent

management

omniscient

harassment

divalent

dominant

jubilant

lieutenant

nutrient

permanent

prominent

ruminant

seventeen

seventies

astringent

retrenchment

enchantment

enhancement

embankment

amendment

commencement

contestant

divergent

consequent

divestment

enrollment

exponent

hypnotists

procurement

recruitment

transcendent

unpleasant

appointee

chippendale

chippendales

cabinet

offender

lubricant

parliament

sacrament

armament

seventeens

opulent

accident

cognizant

condiment

consonant

continent

eventful

occupant

orpiment

somnolent

ornament

turbulent

contentment

nepenthe

bombardment

maltreatment

seventeenth

encroachment

arrangement

appointed

offenders

appointees

cabinets

appointive

abstinent

argument

complement

avant-garde

translucent

transparent

entrenchment

abundance

lavender

postponement

debenture

newfoundland

hypnotic

hypnotize

appendage

cavendish

debentures

appendix

hypnotics

abounding

4 syllable words

reassignment

preeminent

retirement

percipient

recipient

magnificent

disagreement

determinant

intolerant

predominant

predicament

coincident

invariant

incipient

iridescent

disappointment

environment

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irreverent

itinerant

obedient

refrigerant

reinforcement

disarmament

ambivalent

participant

expedient

ingredient

omnipotent

reenactment

impediment

development

inadvertent

embodiment

luxuriant

equivalent

reappointment

impertinent

resettlement

deodorant

tetravalent

significant

belligerent

coefficient

defamation

inhabitant

insufficient

intelligent

inconvenient

readjustment

reassessment

monovalent

nonviolent

malevolent

subservient

benevolent

effervescent

evanescent

intercurrent

exuberant

grandiloquent

recalcitrant

reinstatement

disinfectant

embarrassment

enlightenment

entitlement

experiment

beneficent

exorbitant

incompetent

incontinent

incandescent

integument

misgovernment

unemployment

definitely

definitive

disengagement

mismanagement

abundantly

antecedent

bewilderment

intermittent

nonresident

reimbursement

aggrandizement

affinity

inconsistent

self-confident

self-government

divinity

incoherent

accoutrement

acquiescent

constituent

adolescent

discouragement

encouragement

dependency

disenchantment

establishment

hypnotizes

intransigent

luminescent

diminishment

impoverishment

reminiscent

undercurrent

embezzlement

entertainment

dismemberment

abandonment

correspondent

expectorant

independent

noncombatant

nonexistent

reinvestment

omnipresent

apportionment

self-sufficient

acknowledgement

replenishment

rearrangement

astonishment

embellishment

endangerment

obsolescent

affinities

convalescent

divinities

dependencies

hyphenated

abandonments

extravagant

understatement

accomplishment

definition

divination

seventieth

entanglement

accompaniment

overstatement

hypnotism

advertisement

self-consistent

dependable

definitions

concomitant

extinguishment

eventual

appendages

appendixes

6 syllable words

Words that rhyme with the word defiant

Welcome to the Rhyme Finder! This rhyming dictionary allows users to explore rhymes for any given word. This includes rhymes based on syllables, near rhymes, and more.


How to use the rhyming dictionary

Enter your "starter" word in the FIND RHYMES input box, and click search. It's really that simple! We separate perfect rhymes (near the top) from the imperfect rhymes (toward the bottom). In your rhyming results, colors descend based on the best rhyme. Once the color changes, you will notice the results reset back into alphabetical order. Click on any of the results for the word's definition, part of speech, use in Scrabble, and more. Please note that many of our results are proper nound or slang. While we may not store definitions for all of these words, we can direct you to the Google results for that word.


Perfect Rhymes

Perfect rhymes are just what they sound like. No pun intended! Think of perfect rhymes as words which definitively rhyme. Words that most people would not question. Here are some examples:

  • Cat and Hat
  • Head and Red
  • Egg and Beg
  • Soap and Hope
  • True and Blue

Imperfect Rhymes

Near rhymes, otherwise known as imperfect rhymes, are words that sound the same but are not perfect rhymes. Having trouble deciding if a word is a perfect or imperfect rhyme? Here are some examples:

  • Cat and Bad
  • Head and Mud
  • Egg and Peck
  • Soap and Chap
  • True and Cure

Using Rhymes

Rhymes are most useful in creating lyrics, but they can also be used as a tool to memorize. It is a powerful mnemonic device. This is why song lyrics can be so easy to remember! It's also why rhymes are a great study tool for memorizing! Use this tool to help write poetry, win rhyme games, write a rap song, create lyrics, and expand your vocabulary! Rhyming is very important in music because it creates a rhythm that further creates meaning, emotion, and feeling. It also creates an echo in the lyrics. With children, rhyming is a very important tool. Rhyming teaches children how language works, helps them understand the rhythm of language, and learn how to make predictions. In other words, rhymes teach children phrases to anticipate and rhymes enhance their memory. Within all contexts, rhyming is helpful in expanding your imagination no matter if you’re a child or an adult.

When creating lyrics, there are five types of rhymes to choose from.

  • End rhymes: rhyming of the final word of a line
  • Internal rhymes: rhyming of two words within the same line
  • Slant rhymes: near rhymes
  • Identical rhymes: use the same word at the end of each line
  • Eye rhymes: look like they rhyme but sound different

Different Types of Rhymes
  • Mascline rhymes: have a stressed syllable
  • Feminine rhymes: have a stressless syllable.

Ready for a challenge? Try to come up with rhymes for these surprising words that just aren’t very rhymy. Check them with our dictionary! Examples of tough rhymes:

  • Month
  • Silver
  • Bulb
  • Wolf
  • Husband
  • Walrus
  • Orange

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