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Rhymes Here is a list of the words that rhyme with the word leaning.This is ordered by best match. Changing color means the start of the next best set of words.
2 syllable words

cleaning

greening

leaning

meaning

screening

meanings

beading

beaming

bleeding

bleeping

breeding

caning

evening

briefing

leanings

beating

ceiling

creaking

creeping

dealing

dining

draining

easing

eating

eking

feeding

feeling

feigning

fining

fleeting

freaking

freezing

ginning

greeting

grieving

healing

hearing

heating

heaving

inning

jeering

keeling

keeping

leading

leaking

leaping

leasing

lining

meeting

mining

peaking

pining

pleading

pleasing

reading

scheming

screaming

seating

seeling

seeming

seizing

sheeting

shining

signing

sleeping

sneaking

sneezing

speaking

spinning

squeezing

stealing

straining

streaming

sweeping

sweeting

teaming

teeming

training

twining

waning

weaving

weeding

weeping

wheeling

winning

being

peeing

seeing

bleaching

breathing

breeching

preaching

ringing

sheathing

singing

springing

stinging

teaching

teething

wringing

binding

blinding

canings

fainting

fielding

finding

glinting

grinding

innings

lightning

linings

mincing

minding

painting

pointing

printing

seedling

squinting

weakling

wielding

wincing

winding

winnings

yielding

aching

ailing

awning

baiting

baking

bidding

biding

billing

biting

blazing

boiling

boning

bracing

braiding

braving

breaking

brimming

broiling

browning

burning

casing

chafing

chasing

chilling

chipping

churning

clearing

climbing

clipping

clowning

coiling

craving

cribbing

crooning

cunning

dawning

dicing

digging

dilling

dipping

diving

drilling

dripping

driving

earning

earring

facing

fading

failing

fighting

filing

filling

firing

fitting

flaming

flitting

foiling

framing

gaming

gearing

giving

glazing

grading

grating

grayling

grazing

gunning

hiding

hilling

hissing

hitting

icing

jailing

kenning

kicking

killing

knitting

lading

learning

licking

lighting

liking

living

loaning

mailing

making

milling

missing

nipping

pacing

panning

paving

phasing

phrasing

picking

piling

piping

plating

priming

pruning

quaking

quilling

racing

railing

raising

raking

raving

ribbing

riding

rigging

rising

running

sailing

saving

scaling

schilling

scraping

shading

shaving

shearing

shilling

shipping

siding

sighting

sitting

sizing

skilling

skimming

slating

sliding

slighting

slitting

sniffing

stating

staving

steering

sticking

striking

stripping

striving

stunning

swimming

swooning

tailing

taking

tanning

thrilling

ticking

tiding

tipping

tracing

trading

trailing

tricking

trilling

trimming

tripping

tuning

turning

veering

veiling

viking

voiding

wading

waiting

waking

whaling

whipping

whiting

willing

wiring

writing

yearning

3 syllable words
Near RhymesHere is a list of the words that nearly rhyme with the word leaning.
2 syllable words

drinking

pinching

shrinking

sinking

stinking

thinking

buying

crying

drying

dyeing

dying

flying

fraying

frying

laying

lying

paying

playing

praying

prying

saying

sighing

swaying

trying

tying

vying

weighing

aging

bitching

clanging

dishing

fishing

hanging

banging

bathing

beijing

longing

paging

pitching

plaything

raging

staging

stitching

switching

tithing

wishing

witching

kindling

building

ending

founding

funding

gilding

glancing

grounding

bending

bouncing

bounding

fixing

horning

hounding

blending

bonding

hunting

landing

lending

inkling

lifting

kipling

sprinkling

listing

slanting

standing

spending

stripling

taunting

tilting

trifling

tasting

sounding

twisting

basting

chanting

daunting

banding

bunting

dancing

fencing

morning

mounting

mourning

panting

pending

piercing

pimping

planting

pouncing

pounding

quilting

rifling

rounding

runnings

scrimping

shifting

shunting

sibling

wanting

warning

wasting

whistling

whitling

wilding

airing

backing

bagging

barring

batting

bearing

bedding

belling

blaring

blessing

blocking

blooming

boating

bolling

booming

booting

boozing

boring

bowling

brawling

broking

brooding

browsing

bruting

bucking

budding

burping

butting

calling

calming

caulking

chirping

choking

chopping

cloaking

clocking

clogging

closing

clouding

clucking

coating

cocking

codding

colling

combing

coming

cooking

cooling

coping

cracking

crossing

culling

curing

curling

cutting

damning

daring

derring

docking

doting

doubting

dragging

dressing

dropping

drugging

drumming

dubbing

ducking

dueling

during

dwelling

erring

falling

fehling

flagging

flaring

fleming

floating

flogging

flooding

flooring

foaming

footing

fruiting

fucking

fuming

gadding

galling

gassing

getting

girding

glaring

gloaming

grooming

grouping

grouting

having

heading

herring

hogging

holing

homing

hopping

housing

hugging

humming

hurling

hurting

jarring

jerking

jetting

jogging

joking

jutting

knocking

lagging

lapping

laughing

legging

lemming

loading

logging

looking

looming

looping

lopping

loring

losing

loving

madding

mapping

matting

mocking

mooring

moving

mugging

musing

muting

nagging

napping

netting

nodding

nosing

nursing

nutting

offing

oozing

outing

packing

padding

pairing

paring

passing

pegging

petting

plodding

plugging

plumbing

poking

poling

polling

pooling

popping

pouting

pressing

prowling

pudding

puffing

putting

racking

roaring

rocking

rolling

roofing

rousing

roving

rubbing

ruling

sacking

sagging

scarring

schooling

serving

setting

shedding

shelling

shirting

shocking

shooting

shoring

shredding

shrouding

skirting

slapping

sledding

sloping

slotting

smacking

smelling

smoking

snapping

snoring

soaking

soaring

sobbing

sopping

sparing

spelling

sperling

spurling

stacking

stalling

sterling

stocking

stooping

stopping

stowing

strapping

stroking

strutting

stuffing

sucking

suiting

swearing

sweating

swelling

tacking

talking

telling

tooling

topping

tossing

trucking

tubing

voting

walking

walling

wapping

wearing

webbing

wedding

whacking

whirling

whooping

whopping

wording

working

wrecking

yachting

yearling

yelling

banking

branching

launching

lunching

nanking

spanking

franking

planking

birthing

blowing

blueing

bluing

blushing

bowing

brewing

brushing

catching

chewing

clothing

coaching

cooing

couching

crashing

crowing

crushing

dashing

demons

doing

drawing

edging

etching

fetching

flashing

flowing

flushing

foundling

glowing

going

groundling

growing

gushing

handling

hatching

judging

knowing

lashing

latching

lawing

loathing

lodging

lowing

matching

merging

mowing

nothing

owing

patching

purging

pushing

scratching

screwing

seamans

searching

sewing

showing

slouching

smoothing

soothing

stirring

stretching

suing

thrashing

throwing

touching

washing

angling

acting

arming

asking

belting

blasting

boarding

boasting

bolting

boxing

breasting

buckling

camping

carling

carping

carving

casting

charming

coasting

coaxing

comings

costing

coupling

coursing

crackling

cresting

cuddling

darling

drafting

duckling

farming

faulting

folding

forcing

forming

frosting

golding

golfing

grafting

grappling

grasping

harping

heckling

helping

hoarding

holding

hosting

jumping

lamping

lasting

lemmings

lumping

malting

marking

melting

molting

morphing

moulding

ousting

parking

parting

pelting

posting

pumping

rafting

resting

roasting

romping

salting

sapling

scalping

scolding

shafting

sharking

shelving

shuffling

smelting

snarling

sparling

sporting

stamping

starling

starting

storming

straddling

suckling

tackling

tamping

testing

thrusting

thumping

toasting

trusting

vaulting

vesting

warling

warming

warping

wrestling

arching

bulging

earthling

farthing

fledgling

forging

marching

scorching

something

dumpling

nestling

shoestring

sparkling

tempting

rambling

westling

canines

cannons

canons

cummins

penance

unhinge

wellspring

hamstring

offspring

canyons

kenyans

unions

onions

amongst

enhance

demeans

announce

finance

phonemes

remains

enhanced

announced

caymans

denounce

bemoans

quinones

domains

immense

linens

shamans

renounce

communes

minions

commence

commons

famines

gammons

humans

lemans

lemons

omens

romance

romans

summons

yeomans

3 syllable words

ironing

seagoing

winnowing

layering

machining

declining

meaningful

reclining

appealing

beginning

detailing

dividing

freewheeling

proceeding

lightening

preceding

presiding

prevailing

quickening

relieving

repeating

sickening

listening

aligning

delighting

opining

annealing

seemingly

beguiling

reviving

discerning

retiring

believing

divining

glistening

stiffening

thickening

whitening

anything

arranging

annoying

bickering

billowing

adjoining

bullying

copying

dairying

dialing

diapering

glimmering

jockeying

journeying

laboring

neighboring

papering

shimmering

tapering

varying

belonging

beseeching

arriving

besieging

fingering

finishing

rejoicing

tinkering

canoeing

carrying

favoring

flavoring

pickering

pitying

lingering

tailoring

bookkeeping

campaigning

conceding

cowering

decreasing

defusing

degrading

descending

disguising

dissenting

dwindling

easterling

endearing

equating

erupting

exceeding

exciting

flowering

glowering

housekeeping

incoming

infighting

inserting

invading

inviting

issuing

kidnapping

lowering

misleading

mistaking

nourishing

revolting

revolving

sleepwalking

souring

succeeding

towering

unfeeling

wagering

withering

abiding

ballooning

battening

becoming

befitting

centering

channeling

concurring

conveying

cradling

crippling

crusading

cycling

deadening

deafening

debating

deserving

leavening

lessening

locating

maddening

middling

ongoing

opening

paneling

pervading

piddling

pilfering

pondering

profiling

reckoning

rendering

brainwashing

reversing

scribbling

seducing

undying

everything

riveting

sizzling

undoing

well-being

visiting

wandering

whispering

twinkling

agreeing

amazing

besetting

blistering

diverting

drizzling

emitting

tinkling

blundering

ensuing

entering

fastening

forbidding

forgiving

governing

happening

highflying

laundering

lawmaking

softening

surrounding

surviving

tabling

threatening

thundering

ticketing

complaining

completing

engraving

engrossing

expiring

impending

increasing

inspiring

installing

insulting

investing

painstaking

respecting

unyielding

conjuring

conquering

cushioning

damaging

diverging

leniency

polishing

ravishing

reunions

sojourning

vanishing

wrongdoing

buffeting

battering

bettering

caressing

carousing

chattering

coloring

covering

doddering

echoing

flattering

following

lettering

murmuring

narrowing

neutering

peppering

powdering

scattering

smattering

mellowing

motoring

shadowing

offering

soldering

stuttering

suffering

surveying

toweling

watering

yellowing

abounding

accusing

admiring

amusing

ascending

aspiring

backbiting

blackmailing

bullfighting

bundling

commanding

commuting

concerning

confiding

connecting

conserving

consoling

consuming

counseling

dampening

darkening

departing

despairing

disarming

dissecting

dissolving

downsizing

dressmaking

emptying

enticing

erecting

fondling

gardening

hardening

imposing

lactating

lamenting

life-giving

misgiving

oncoming

outfitting

pardoning

persisting

pronouncing

railroading

regarding

relapsing

resisting

shortening

surprising

typesetting

typewriting

underling

unfailing

unwilling

unwitting

uprising

expanding

eavesdropping

badgering

demonic

feathering

gathering

measuring

mnemonic

weathering

imprinting

butchering

crocheting

demonize

mothering

interesting

vehemence

beholding

blanketing

bungling

challenging

converging

engaging

matchmaking

obliging

refreshing

scavenging

adoring

alerting

reducing

settling

surpassing

tempering

traversing

vomiting

alluring

appalling

arresting

blossoming

blustering

asserting

baffling

assuming

bottling

bubbling

bustling

cackling

colouring

correcting

diminish

doubling

factoring

faltering

galloping

juggling

leveling

lumbering

meddling

modeling

mottling

muscling

opposing

ordering

outgoing

outlying

peddling

plastering

polluting

profiting

promising

provoking

quarreling

raveling

accenting

afflicting

astounding

backsliding

childbearing

compounding

conforming

confounding

confusing

consulting

contacting

convincing

disgusting

dissembling

distressing

dumbfounding

enclosing

enduring

enlisting

exacting

exhausting

existing

expelling

exulting

frustrating

handwriting

imploring

importing

improving

misspelling

reflecting

shipbuilding

shoplifting

strengthening

tormenting

unbending

unsparing

denounces

enchanting

maturing

finances

soldiering

financier

assuring

churchgoing

mnemonics

renounces

shamanism

knowingly

distracting

outstanding

transporting

according

heartbreaking

affecting

groundbreaking

alarming

bloodletting

bloodsucking

bumbling

carpeting

conflicting

approving

exploring

comforting

commingle

composing

foreboding

forwarding

gambling

housewarming

marketing

contracting

good-looking

observing

parceling

patrolling

upsetting

offsetting

rumbling

scrambling

trembling

trumpeting

tumbling

complying

unthinking

dimension

landscaping

languishing

mumbling

nerve-racking

outpouring

networking

recording

scaffolding

annoyance

approaching

bushwhacking

canonize

carjacking

dominick

dominique

dominos

financiers

ghanaians

landholding

leningrad

marshaling

phonemic

shamanists

tenancy

thanksgiving

unflinching

warehousing

attracting

broadcasting

dimensions

abducting

absorbing

excepting

constricting

forecasting

hairdressing

hardworking

harvesting

shortcoming

perplexing

humanist

announces

forthcoming

romances

unionists

enhancer

communist

humanists

immunized

unionist

dimensioned

enemas

enhances

bonanza

financials

anions

announcer

bananas

kimonos

nominees

announcement

commencement

communists

commences

animist

immensely

unanswered

romanesque

announcers

financial

announcements

enhancement

animists

enhancements

cinemas

dominoes

humanize

minimize

womanize

minimized

humankind

demonstrate

demonstrates

enemies

4 syllable words

reentering

liberating

pioneering

realizing

disappointing

speechifying

babysitting

appetizing

awakening

inquiring

irritating

obviating

diagnosing

disabling

mitigating

unrelenting

petitioning

moderating

operating

separating

barbecuing

captivating

entertaining

enlightening

enveloping

examining

unbelieving

underpinning

interlocking

interviewing

mountaineering

patronizing

conditioning

disengaging

inheriting

inhibiting

legislating

partitioning

agonizing

annotating

bewildering

bicycling

delegating

detonating

developing

disappearing

dominating

domineering

fascinating

fireproofing

hesitating

never-ending

nonrecurring

occupying

laminating

oscillating

unassuming

unavailing

underlying

overrating

suffocating

persevering

vacillating

integrating

intersecting

disconcerting

implicating

discouraging

oceangoing

disheartening

encouraging

agitating

dominicans

energizing

registering

activating

advertising

aggravating

circulating

coexisting

denigrating

devastating

disapproving

dispiriting

distributing

edifying

embarrassing

emphasizing

encircling

gratifying

maximizing

notifying

overlying

palpitating

penetrating

unbecoming

undertaking

underwriting

unremitting

merchandising

annoyances

dynamically

dynamism

engineering

astonishing

fluctuating

admonishing

fingerprinting

disparaging

undulating

inimical

leninism

peninsula

peninsular

diminishment

centralizing

corresponding

calculating

complicating

condescending

encompassing

enterprising

executing

diminishes

overflowing

notwithstanding

overbearing

manumission

overcoming

overlapping

overpowering

overruling

communism

overarching

overhauling

parachuting

reminiscence

reminiscent

unionism

understanding

dimensional

everlasting

overwhelming

waterproofing

distinguishing

communicates

dominican

animism

humanism

humanizes

demonstrative

communicate

unencumber

emancipate

humanistic

onomastic

luminescence

luminescent

dehumanize

emancipates

onomastics

demonstrably

demonstrated

commensurate

canonical

demonstration

financially

nomenclature

demonstrations

womanizer

demonstrable

enunciate

minimizes

demonstrator

demonstrators

6 syllable words

Words that rhyme with the word leaning

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.

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  • Month
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  • Wolf
  • Husband
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  • Orange

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