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

dispensers

inventive

expansion

impressive

impulsive

prospective

responses

deceptive

depressive

dismissive

dispenser

fixative

hispanic

impassive

obsessive

offensive

preventive

receptive

recessive

expletive

substantive

compulsive

perspective

distinctive

reflexive

aggressive

attentive

reclusive

repressive

discursive

incisive

invasive

oppressive

progressive

regressive

repulsive

suspension

decisive

possessive

suspenders

suspensions

inclusive

intrusive

redemptive

abrasive

appointive

congestive

decorative

exponents

laxative

perceptive

persuasive

secretive

subversive

suspender

expansions

descriptive

suggestive

divisive

erosive

elusive

evasive

illusive

primitive

disruptive

conclusive

obtrusive

teaspoonful

abusive

adoptive

equipments

assaultive

preemptive

sensitive

adaptive

lucrative

escapement

exponent

equipment

digestive

misshapen

allusive

assertive

curative

talkative

emotive

collusive

pervasive

exhaustive

respondents

disappoints

presumptive

coercive

creative

derisive

despondent

occupants

abortive

combative

defective

detective

disappoint

eruptive

conducive

respondent

effective

effusive

elective

inactive

predictive

seductive

tentative

adjective

bookkeeping

misgiving

reactive

convulsive

permissive

vindictive

corrective

husbandry

directive

invective

sedative

thespian

instructive

corruptive

relative

inductive

occupant

reflective

infective

probative

negative

bookbinders

misgivings

instinctive

fugitive

cohesive

affective

bookbinder

collective

connective

corrosive

destructive

lesbians

productive

protective

restrictive

selective

submissive

adhesive

achievements

jacobin

lesbian

nonnative

punitive

attractive

conductive

refractive

saxophones

constructive

convective

achievement

objective

subjective

cognitive

saxophone

obstructive

additive

putative

causative

narrative

positive

formative

normative

nutritive

vagabonds

jacobine

megaphone

vagabond

hispanics

megaphones

6 syllable words

Words that rhyme with the word expensive

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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