List of rhyming words

Ad

/æd/

Ex. Who created the concept for the ad campaign?

 Add

/æd/

Ex. If you add three and four you get seven.

 All 

/ɑːl/

Ex. All the eggs got broken.

 Ball 

/bɑːl/

Ex. The kids were outside playing ball.

 Call 

/kɑːl/

Ex. Do you think we should call the police?

 Bag 

/bæɡ/

Ex. A shopping bag

 Rag

/ræɡ/

Ex. I keep these rags for cleaning the car.

 Fall 

/fɑːl/

Ex. Keep away from the edge of the cliff – you might fall.

Ball 

/bɑːl/

Ex. The kids were outside playing ball.

Tall 

/tɑːl/

Ex. He’s six feet tall.

Bear

/ber/

Ex. I can’t bear being bored.

 Bare

/ber/

Ex. Don’t walk around outside in your bare feet.

Bird

/bɝːd/

Ex. Most birds lay eggs in the spring.

Third

/θɝːd/

Ex. The third road on the right

Blew

/bluː/

Ex. She wiped her eyes and blew her nose.

Blue

/bluː/

Ex. Her hands were blue with cold.

Boat

/boʊt/

Ex. A fishing boat

Coat

/koʊt/

Ex. She was wearing a heavy winter coat.

Float

 /floʊt/

Ex. An empty bottle will float.

Bore

/bɔːr/

Ex. I don’t want to bore you to death.

Four

/fɔːr/

Ex. Most animals have four legs.

Roar

 /rɔːr/

Ex. She looked up as a plane roared overhead.

Bridge

/brɪdʒ/

Ex. The island is joined to the mainland by a road bridge.

Fridge

 /frɪdʒ/

Ex. Milk keeps much longer in a fridge.

Cat

/kæt/

Ex. “I like your cat,” he said.

Sat

 /sæt/

Ex. They sat down at the table.

Bat

 /bæt/

Ex. How is my little fruit bat doing?

Cave

/keɪv/

Ex. The cave was dark.

Gave

 /ɡeɪv/

Ex. One lady gave me a box of shells.

Save

 /seɪv/

Ex. He had to borrow money to save his business.

Change

/tʃeɪndʒ/

Ex. She’s just changed jobs.

Range

 /reɪndʒ/

Ex. I offered her a range of options.

Cook

/kʊk/

Ex. I don’t cook meat very often.

Look

/lʊk/

Ex. Look over there – there’s a rainbow!

Hook

 /hʊk/

Ex. We’ll have to screw a hook into the wall.

Cow

/kaʊ/

Ex. We visited a dairy farm and saw the cows being milked.

How

/haʊ/

Ex. How does this machine work?

Now

 /naʊ/

Ex. Many people now own a smartphone.

Day

/deɪ/

Ex. He runs five miles every day.

Stay

/steɪ/

Ex. Can you stay after work to play tennis?

Hay

 /heɪ/

Ex. A bale of hay

Dish

/dɪʃ/

Ex. There’s no butter left in the butter dish.

Wish

 /wɪʃ/

Ex. I wish I’d never volunteered to do the washing up.

Eight

/eɪt/

Ex. We’ve been married for eight years.

Skate

 /skeɪt/

Ex. My skates were a bit small.

Face 

/feɪs/

Ex. She has a long, thin face.

Place

/pleɪs/

Ex. They decided to go to a pizza place.

Race

 /reɪs/

Ex. Do you know who won the race?

Flee

/fliː/

Ex. If someone was able to track her, she needed to flee, fast.

Flea

 /fliː/

Ex. Tom put a flea collar on his dog.

Four

/fɔːr/

Ex. Their little girl is nearly four.

Door

 /dɔːr/

Ex. The door to his bedroom was locked.

Happy

/ˈhæp.i/

Ex. She looks so happy.

Nappy

/ˈnæp.i/

Ex. She was changing the baby’s nappy.

Sappy

 /ˈsæp.i/

Ex. It’s a sappy movie.

Hero

/ˈhɪr.oʊ/

Ex. I’m no hero in my dreams.

Zero

 /ˈzɪr.oʊ/

Ex. The temperature has fallen below zero.

Hide

/haɪd/

Ex. She used to hide her diary under her pillow.

Tide

/taɪd/

Ex. The boat was swept out to sea by the tide.

Wide

 /waɪd/

Ex. The swimming pool is five meters wide.

Hill

/hɪl/

Ex. Hills are not as high as mountains.

Will

/wɪl/

Ex. I will see him tomorrow

Kill

 /kɪl/

Ex. If you fell off the roof, you’d kill yourself.

Hole

/hoʊl/

Ex. I dug a hole and planted the tree.

Mole

/moʊl/

Ex. I’m troubled by this mole.

Stole

 /stoʊl/

Ex. If she stole something from you, I’ll return it.

Hop

/hɑːp/

Ex. I hopped on the bus at the traffic lights.

Pop

 /pɑːp/

Ex. She wants to be a pop singer.

Hot

/hɑːt/

Ex. It’s too hot in here, can we turn down the heating?

Not

/nɑːt/

Ex. He’s not fat!

Cot

 /kɑːt/

Ex. Is the sheet in the cot still clean?

Jump

/dʒʌmp/

Ex. He had to jump out of an upstairs window to escape.

Bump

/bʌmp/

Ex. I bumped my head on the shelf as I stood up.

Lump

 /lʌmp/

Ex. I don’t want lumps in the sauce.

Kick

/kɪk/

Ex. I kicked the ball as hard as I could.

Pick

/pɪk/

Ex. She picked flowers.

Lick

 /lɪk/

Ex. He licked the chocolate off his fingers.

Love

/lʌv/

Ex. I love you.

Dove

/dʌv/

Ex. The dove is a symbol of love and kindness.

Glove

 /ɡlʌv/

Ex. Those gloves look nice and warm.

Made

/meɪd/

Ex. He was wearing a suit made from pure silk.

Maid

 /meɪd/

Ex. The maid brought it.

Main

/meɪn/

Ex. The main problem is a lack of resources.

Pain

 /peɪn/

Ex. She was in constant pain.

Map

/mæp/

Ex. A map of the world

Sap

 /sæp/

Ex. Toss out any clothes you use to remove the sap.

Lap

 /læp/

Ex. Come and sit on my lap and I’ll read you a story.

Meet

/miːt/

Ex. I met her in Tokyo.

Greet

 /ɡriːt/

Ex. He ran excitedly down the hall to greet his cousins.

Moat

/moʊt/

Ex. The whole is surrounded by a deep moat 30 to 40 ft.

Goat

 /ɡoʊt/

Ex. I am milking my goat.

Nine

/naɪn/

Ex. The children go to bed at nine o’clock.

Wine

 /waɪn/

Ex. This wine is delicious.

One

/wʌn/

Ex. She’ll be one year old tomorrow.

Gun

/ɡʌn/

Ex. His fingerprints were all over the gun.

Won

 /wʌn/

Ex. I’ve won first prize!

Owl

/aʊl/

Ex. I’m afraid of owls.

Growl

 /ɡraʊl/

Ex. The dog growled

Pail

/peɪl/

Ex. Fill the pail with sand.

Pale

 /peɪl/

Ex. You look pale today. 

Peace

/piːs/

Ex. A peace conference.

Piece

 /piːs/

Ex. He cut the cake into six pieces.

Pen

/pen/

Ex. You may use my pen.

Men

 /men/

Ex. These men were not afraid of the king’s soldiers.

Pet

/pet/

Ex. Do you have a pet?

Met

 /met/

Ex. We met a sweet little child.

Red

/red/

Ex. The dress was bright red.

Bed

/bed/

Ex. Don’t smoke in bed.

Said

 /sed/

Ex. “Good night,” he said cheerfully.

Reign

/reɪn/

Ex. How long did Queen Elizabeth reign?

Rain

 /reɪn/

Ex. Rain is forecast for tomorrow.

Rig

 /rɪɡ/

Ex. The game is rigged.

Dig

/dɪɡ/

Ex. The dog was digging a hole to hide its bone in.

Right

 /raɪt/

Ex. I set the clock to the right time.

 

Kite

 /kaɪt/

Ex. He flew a kite with his son. 

 

Height

/haɪt/

Ex. My little brother is only half my height.

Rock

 /rɑːk/

Ex. I don’t like rock music.

Chalk

 /tʃɑːk/

Ex. Give me a piece of chalk.

Hawk

/hɑːk/

Ex. The hawk caught a mouse.

Sand

 /sænd/

Ex. We made a sand castle.

Band

/bænd/

Ex. What’s your favorite band

Seed

 /siːd/

Ex. When did you seed the lawn?

Feed

 /fiːd/

Ex. I have to feed my cat.

Weed

/wiːd/

Ex. You should get rid of these weeds.

Seven

 /ˈsev.ən/

Ex. We’re open seven days a week.

Heaven

/ˈhev.ən/

Ex. I just want to go to heaven.

Sheet

 /ʃiːt/

Ex. I’ve put clean sheets on the bed.

Feet

/fiːt/

Ex. His feet were bare.

Sing

 /sɪŋ/

Ex. Will you sing us a song.

Wing

 /wɪŋ/

Ex. Birds have wings.

King

/kɪŋ/

Ex. He’s the new king of pop music.

Six

 /sɪks/

Ex. She had six children.

Mix

/mɪks/

Ex. You can’t mix oil and water.

Skip

 /skɪp/

Ex. I plan to skip lunch.

Tip

 /tɪp/

Ex. Thanks for the tip.

Lip

/lɪp/

Ex. She kissed me on the lips.

Soon

 /suːn/

Ex. She’ll soon be here.

Moon

/muːn/

Ex. I want to go to the moon.

Ten

 /ten/

Ex. The boat is ten metres in length.

Hen

/hen/

Ex. She went out to look for the hens.

Three

 /θriː/

Ex. I’ve got three sisters.

Tree

/triː/

Ex. We sat under a tree for shade.

Two

 /tuː/

Ex. They have two houses.

Shoe

/ʃuː/

Ex. She has lots of shoes

Well

 /wel/

Ex. She swims well.

Tell

/tel/

Ex. Can you tell me how to get to the library?

Sell

/sel/

Ex. Do you want to sell them?

Win

 /wɪn/

Ex. What did I win?

Bin

/bɪn/

Ex. A litter bin.

Write

 /raɪt/

Ex. What did you write?

Right

/raɪt/

Ex. Stop right here.

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