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

bending

blending

building

bunting

ending

evening

fencing

fixing

funding

gilding

hunting

kipling

lending

lifting

listing

pending

piercing

pimping

quilting

scrimping

shifting

shunting

sibling

spending

stripling

tilting

twisting

whistling

whitling

belling

bearing

burning

airing

beaming

beating

boning

awning

bagging

beading

bedding

blaring

bleeding

bleeping

blessing

breeding

briefing

browning

bucking

budding

butting

coming

cooking

caning

creaking

ceiling

churning

clogging

clowning

clucking

creeping

crooning

culling

curing

cutting

daring

dawning

dealing

derring

dining

dragging

draining

dressing

drumming

dubbing

ducking

during

dwelling

earning

easing

eating

eking

erring

feeding

feeling

fehling

feigning

fining

flagging

flaring

fleeting

fleming

flogging

flooding

footing

freaking

freezing

fucking

getting

glaring

greeting

grieving

heading

healing

hearing

heating

heaving

herring

hogging

humming

jeering

jetting

jogging

jutting

keeling

keeping

lagging

leading

leaking

leaping

learning

leasing

lemming

lining

loaning

logging

looking

loving

meeting

mining

mooring

nagging

netting

nutting

pairing

panning

paring

peaking

petting

pining

pleading

pleasing

plumbing

pressing

pruning

pudding

puffing

putting

reading

rubbing

sagging

scheming

screaming

seeming

seating

seeling

seizing

setting

shedding

sheeting

shelling

shining

shredding

signing

sledding

sleeping

smelling

sneaking

sneezing

sparing

speaking

spelling

squeezing

stealing

straining

streaming

strutting

stuffing

sucking

swearing

sweating

sweeping

sweeting

swelling

swooning

teaming

teeming

telling

training

tuning

turning

wearing

tanning

trucking

twining

waning

weaving

webbing

wedding

weeding

weeping

wheeling

wrecking

yearning

yelling

banking

lunching

planking

franking

nanking

spanking

being

peeing

seeing

bleaching

blushing

breathing

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brushing

crushing

edging

fetching

flushing

judging

preaching

pushing

teething

touching

gushing

nothing

sheathing

stretching

teaching

etching

belting

bonding

bouncing

banding

binding

blinding

bounding

breasting

angling

dancing

chanting

coupling

cuddling

daunting

buckling

cresting

duckling

glancing

mounting

mourning

grounding

helping

minding

heckling

landing

melting

fainting

finding

grinding

lightning

morning

painting

fielding

founding

horning

hounding

jumping

lumping

panting

resting

shelving

sounding

pelting

pumping

rounding

seedling

shuffling

standing

planting

pointing

pouncing

pounding

slanting

smelting

suckling

taunting

testing

thrusting

trusting

thumping

vesting

yielding

wanting

warning

weakling

wielding

winding

wrestling

aching

ailing

backing

baiting

baking

barring

batting

biding

biting

blazing

blocking

blooming

boating

boiling

bolling

booming

booting

boozing

boring

bowling

bracing

braiding

branching

braving

brawling

breaking

broiling

broking

brooding

browsing

bruting

bulging

burping

calling

calming

casing

caulking

chafing

chasing

chirping

choking

chopping

climbing

cloaking

clocking

closing

clouding

coating

cocking

codding

coiling

colling

combing

cooling

coping

cracking

craving

crossing

curling

damning

dicing

diving

docking

doting

doubting

driving

dropping

dueling

earthling

facing

fading

failing

falling

fighting

filing

firing

flaming

fledgling

floating

flooring

foaming

foiling

framing

fruiting

fuming

gadding

galling

gaming

gassing

girding

glazing

gloaming

grading

grating

grayling

grazing

grooming

grouping

grouting

having

hiding

holing

homing

hopping

housing

hurling

hurting

icing

jailing

jarring

jerking

joking

knocking

lading

lapping

laughing

launching

lighting

liking

loading

looming

looping

lopping

loring

losing

madding

mailing

making

mapping

matting

mocking

moving

musing

muting

napping

nodding

nosing

nursing

offing

oozing

outing

pacing

packing

padding

passing

paving

phasing

phrasing

piling

piping

plating

plodding

poking

poling

polling

pooling

popping

pouting

priming

prowling

quaking

racing

racking

railing

raising

raking

raving

riding

rising

roaring

rocking

rolling

roofing

rousing

roving

ruling

sacking

sailing

saving

scaling

scarring

schooling

scraping

serving

shading

shaving

shirting

shocking

shooting

shoring

shrouding

siding

sighting

sizing

skirting

slapping

slating

sliding

slighting

sloping

slotting

smacking

smoking

snapping

snoring

soaking

soaring

sobbing

something

sopping

sperling

spurling

stacking

stalling

stating

staving

sterling

stingers

stocking

stooping

stopping

stowing

strapping

striking

striving

stroking

suiting

tacking

tailing

taking

talking

tiding

tooling

topping

tossing

tracing

trading

trailing

tubing

veiling

viking

voiding

voting

wading

waiting

waking

walking

walling

wapping

whacking

whaling

whirling

whiting

whooping

whopping

wiring

wording

working

writing

yachting

yearling

dumpling

handling

foundling

groundling

nestling

westling

tempting

crying

fraying

dashing

kidneys

blueing

buying

crowing

bluing

cooing

plaything

bowing

growing

prying

showing

paging

playing

praying

kittens

patching

pittance

mowing

sighing

stinger

searching

blowing

chewing

doing

drawing

drying

dyeing

dying

flowing

frying

glowing

going

smoothing

brewing

flying

knowing

laying

lying

staging

lowing

owing

stencil

lawing

paying

slouching

saying

stirring

throwing

trying

soothing

screwing

sewing

suing

swaying

tying

bathing

birthing

crashing

flashing

hatching

loathing

lodging

matching

riddance

thrashing

tithing

vying

aging

beatnik

beijing

weighing

catching

clothing

coaching

couching

lashing

latching

merging

mittens

purging

raging

scratching

washing

arming

acting

asking

basting

blasting

boarding

boasting

bolting

boxing

camping

carling

carping

carving

casting

charming

coasting

coaxing

costing

coursing

crackling

darling

drafting

ethnic

farming

faulting

folding

forcing

forming

frosting

golding

golfing

grafting

grappling

grasping

harping

hoarding

holding

hosting

lamping

lasting

malting

marking

molting

morphing

moulding

ousting

parking

parting

posting

rafting

rifling

roasting

romping

salting

sapling

sporting

stamping

scalping

scolding

shafting

sharking

snarling

sparling

starling

starting

stinkers

storming

straddling

tackling

tamping

tasting

toasting

trifling

vaulting

warling

warming

warping

wasting

wilding

wellspring

beatniks

farthing

forging

scorching

arching

betweens

marching

stingy

ethnics

sparkling

shoestring

rambling

nutmeg

retains

sedans

stances

beatings

cuttings

feedings

gettings

tidings

fittings

meetings

readings

ridings

puddings

coatings

footings

headings

loadings

outings

seatings

settings

shadings

shootings

weddings

whitings

steamship

offspring

hamstring

nothings

stomach

hoodwink

attains

edens

redeems

sedums

midnight

stomachs

sweetens

wednesday

rhythms

wednesdays

stanza

buttons

cadence

cottons

guidance

latins

maidens

pitons

routines

saddens

satans

satins

titans

widens

cautions

fathoms

haitians

lotions

motions

nations

notions

pathans

patience

potions

rations

utmost

adams

atoms

batons

bottoms

daytimes

items

modems

totems

stanzas

3 syllable words

reasoning

seasoning

glistening

quickening

sickening

listening

designing

discerning

beginning

stiffening

thickening

beguiling

sweetening

whitening

annoying

bickering

billowing

canoeing

glimmering

pitying

shimmering

tinkling

pickering

seagoing

twinkling

finishing

engraving

engrossing

withering

issuing

nourishing

declining

degrading

descending

disguising

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dwindling

incoming

infighting

inserting

invading

inviting

kidnapping

misgiving

reclining

regarding

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befitting

ballooning

becoming

believing

concurring

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divining

drizzling

forgiving

lessening

lightening

pilfering

rendering

repeating

retiring

reversing

reviving

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relieving

reckoning

dividing

fastening

juggling

annealing

emitting

agreeing

aligning

centering

ensuing

happening

entering

forbidding

leavening

riveting

scribbling

softening

threatening

thundering

ticketing

visiting

seducing

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ongoing

crippling

delighting

governing

deserving

blundering

opening

sizzling

undoing

maddening

besetting

blistering

middling

whispering

deadening

presiding

piddling

prevailing

deafening

bungling

unthinking

engaging

adjoining

anything

besieging

bettering

buffeting

bullying

caressing

churchgoing

coloring

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convincing

covering

cushioning

dairying

damaging

dialing

disgusting

echoing

exacting

exhausting

existing

exulting

impending

increasing

inspiring

installing

insulting

investing

ironing

journeying

lettering

machining

mellowing

narrowing

peppering

polishing

ravishing

rejoicing

sojourning

strengthening

stuttering

suffering

toweling

vanishing

varying

wrongdoing

yellowing

ascending

bundling

badgering

concerning

crocheting

conceding

measuring

wagering

commanding

mothering

abounding

feathering

gathering

weathering

confiding

connecting

conserving

consuming

dampening

darkening

decreasing

defusing

departing

consoling

despairing

disarming

dissolving

endearing

enticing

erecting

butchering

equating

erupting

exceeding

exciting

gardening

hardening

imposing

lamenting

life-giving

misleading

mistaking

outfitting

pardoning

persisting

pronouncing

relapsing

resisting

shortening

underling

unfailing

unfeeling

unwilling

unwitting

glowering

souring

flowering

layering

lowering

towering

cowering

scavenging

beholding

expanding

blanketing

challenging

refreshing

converging

imprinting

interesting

abiding

adoring

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amazing

appalling

appealing

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asserting

assuming

baffling

blossoming

blustering

bottling

bubbling

bustling

cackling

channeling

colouring

correcting

cradling

cycling

debating

doubling

freewheeling

galloping

laundering

leveling

lumbering

meddling

modeling

mottling

muscling

opining

opposing

outgoing

paneling

peddling

polluting

pondering

preceding

proceeding

profiting

promising

provoking

quarreling

raveling

reducing

settling

surrounding

tabling

tempering

traversing

vomiting

wandering

well-being

conforming

respecting

shipbuilding

confounding

confusing

enlisting

reflecting

shoplifting

consulting

enduring

complaining

distressing

dumbfounding

compounding

expelling

expiring

improving

imploring

importing

dissembling

accenting

afflicting

enclosing

tormenting

unbending

unflinching

unsparing

unyielding

misspelling

astounding

arranging

assuring

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conjuring

maturing

soldiering

carousing

carrying

chattering

diapering

favoring

following

jockeying

neutering

offering

papering

scattering

shadowing

smattering

soldering

tapering

watering

motoring

battering

doddering

flavoring

laboring

copying

flattering

arriving

enchanting

murmuring

powdering

neighboring

tailoring

surveying

according

accusing

affecting

alarming

amusing

approving

aspiring

bloodletting

bloodsucking

bookkeeping

bullfighting

bumbling

campaigning

carpeting

comforting

commuting

complying

composing

counseling

dissecting

downsizing

dressmaking

easterling

emptying

fondling

gambling

good-looking

housekeeping

mumbling

networking

observing

marketing

offsetting

oncoming

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patrolling

recording

revolting

revolving

rumbling

scaffolding

scrambling

sleepwalking

succeeding

trembling

trumpeting

tumbling

typesetting

uprising

upsetting

conflicting

litanies

idioms

distracting

exploring

languishing

hedonic

approaching

brainwashing

marshaling

matchmaking

warehousing

obliging

bushwhacking

carjacking

everything

thanksgiving

abducting

absorbing

attracting

childbearing

completing

contacting

outlying

excepting

lawmaking

locating

profiling

frustrating

hairdressing

diverting

harvesting

painstaking

ordering

handwriting

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crusading

wittingly

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highflying

pervading

plastering

surpassing

surviving

constricting

forthcoming

botanist

diverging

witnesses

cadences

soothingly

satanist

admiring

backbiting

blackmailing

contracting

eavesdropping

ethnical

ethnically

foreboding

forwarding

groundbreaking

housewarming

lactating

landscaping

nerve-racking

outpouring

outstanding

railroading

rhythmically

surprising

transporting

typewriting

matinees

mutinies

titanic

teutonic

botanists

landholding

backsliding

broadcasting

forecasting

hardworking

cottonseed

utensil

heartbreaking

admission

atmosphere

utensils

admissions

audience

latency

potency

tuitions

bedouins

diatoms

itemize

mediums

podiums

stonecutters

stonecutter

4 syllable words

reentering

disengaging

mitigating

inquiring

realizing

pioneering

petitioning

integrating

oceangoing

liberating

enveloping

coexisting

interlocking

interviewing

examining

speechifying

disappointing

mountaineering

underpinning

denigrating

partitioning

agonizing

appetizing

awakening

bicycling

diagnosing

babysitting

bewildering

detonating

developing

disabling

fascinating

conditioning

irritating

unassuming

disappearing

never-ending

persevering

inhibiting

unavailing

underlying

inheriting

delegating

domineering

dominating

laminating

nonrecurring

condescending

disconcerting

intersecting

fingerprinting

discouraging

encouraging

energizing

registering

distinguishing

edifying

disheartening

separating

gratifying

notifying

barbecuing

captivating

disapproving

dispiriting

embarrassing

encircling

enlightening

entertaining

patronizing

penetrating

unbecoming

unbelieving

undertaking

underwriting

unremitting

hedonism

admonishing

legislating

disparaging

engineering

astonishing

merchandising

undulating

hesitating

occupying

overcoming

centralizing

obviating

oscillating

overbearing

corresponding

encompassing

enterprising

unrelenting

annotating

vacillating

implicating

suffocating

agitating

diatonic

hedonistic

notwithstanding

overhauling

parachuting

petunias

emphasizing

everlasting

overlying

activating

circulating

maximizing

distributing

aggravating

moderating

overwhelming

palpitating

operating

devastating

understanding

fluctuating

audiences

botanical

satanism

stenographer

overpowering

complicating

overrating

executing

overlapping

overruling

calculating

overflowing

readmission

fireproofing

overarching

diatomic

waterproofing

advertising

itemizes

admissible

eyewitnesses

ethnocentric

mademoiselle

atomizer

Words that rhyme with the word stinging

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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