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

narrative

corrective

corruptive

directive

pervasive

coercive

aggressive

decorative

depressive

dismissive

oppressive

perceptive

persuasive

progressive

regressive

repressive

submissive

additive

curative

divisive

illusive

decisive

elusive

erosive

possessive

recessive

adhesive

adjective

cohesive

impressive

perspective

abrasive

cognitive

deceptive

defensive

discursive

dispersive

effusive

eruptive

excessive

fixative

formative

impassive

incisive

invasive

laxative

lucrative

normative

nutritive

predictive

obsessive

offensive

receptive

reclusive

secretive

subversive

repulsive

sensitive

successive

descriptive

expressive

digestive

suggestive

restrictive

allusive

assertive

causative

collusive

emotive

evasive

merciful

negative

positive

primitive

punitive

putative

reactive

relative

sedative

talkative

workable

exhaustive

airspaces

compulsive

convulsive

disruptive

impulsive

incentive

inclusive

intensive

intrusive

obtrusive

reflexive

respective

responsive

vindictive

forgiving

fugitive

worshipers

creative

congestive

abusive

assaultive

conducive

defective

detective

effective

elective

inactive

periscope

preemptive

preventive

seductive

tentative

destructive

exclusive

expansive

expensive

expletive

exploitive

explosive

extensive

worshiper

perception

distinctive

probative

attractive

breakable

nonnative

precipice

conclusive

inductive

infective

invective

inventive

periscopes

presumptive

prospective

redemptive

reflective

refractive

constructive

obstructive

instructive

perceptions

instinctive

abortive

adaptive

adoptive

aerospace

affective

appointive

archbishop

archivists

attentive

collective

combative

connective

gyroscope

horoscope

perseveres

productive

protective

selective

substantive

worshipful

thoroughfares

traceable

correspond

archivist

conductive

gyroscopes

presuppose

convective

horoscopes

persevere

objective

subjective

grasshopper

corresponds

crosspieces

forcible

forcibly

thoroughbreds

thoroughfare

crucify

chargeable

crossover

porcupine

brazzaville

crucible

thoroughbred

porcupines

crucifix

prospector

archival

crowkeepers

prospectors

grasshoppers

crowkeeper

doorkeeper

7 syllable words

Words that rhyme with the word derisive

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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