Rhyming Words



Rhyming Words are more than slang words. However, these Words have a charm and romance all their own. Here are few selected such Words for your reference. All these words should be used only in informal context.


Dilly-dally:

Verb:

Dawdle or vacillate or to waste time in hesitation

Example:

Saddam Hussein kept dilly-dallying with all UN requests for an arms inspection.


Ding-dong:

Noun - Informal: A fierce argument or fight

Adjective: Evenly matched or intensely waged contest or fight

Example:

The legendary King Kong and Dara Sigh fought ding-dong bouts in the 1950s and 1960s.


Dodo:

Noun: A large extinct bird formerly found in Mauritius

Noun-Informal: A foolish or stupid person, an old fashioned person, a dullard

Example:

Many politicians act like dodos (dodoes).


Down-down:

Noun: The interior area of a town or a city

Adjective & Adverb: Of, in, like or towards the central area or main business area of a city or a town

Example:

Colaba and Cuffe Parade are Mumbai’s down-down area.


Drips and draps:

Plural Noun – Informal: In small scattered or sporadic amounts

Example:

The NGO received aid in drips draps.


Dum-dum:

Noun-Informal: A stupid person

Example:

Comedians are paid to act like dum-dums.

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