Name Report For First Name ROY:

ROY

First name ROY's origins are Celtic,Gaelic,Scottish and French. ROY means "red-haired" (Celtic) "red" (Gaelic) "red" (Scottish) and "regal" in French. You can find other first names and English words that rhymes with ROY below. Ryhme list involves the matching sounds according to the first letters, last letters and first&last letters of roy.(Brown names are of the same origin (Celtic,Gaelic,Scottish,French) with ROY and Red names are first names with English/Anglo-Saxon origin)

Rhymes with ROY - Names & Words

First Names Rhyming ROY

FIRST NAMES WHICH INCLUDES ROY AS A WHOLE:

gilroy alroy conroy croydon delroy elroy leeroy leroy macelroy royal royall royan royce royns royse troy troye troyes benroy pomeroy royale royden

NAMES RHYMING WITH ROY (According to last letters):

Rhyming Names According to Last 2 Letters (oy) - Names That Ends with oy:

joy doy eloy evoy malloy mccoy molloy noy

NAMES RHYMING WITH ROY (According to first letters):

Rhyming Names According to First 2 Letters (ro) - Names That Begins with ro:

roald roan roana roane roanne roano roark rob robb robbie robbin robby robena robert roberta robertia roberto robertson robin robina robinetta robinette roble robynne roch roche rochelle rocio rock rocke rockford rockland rockwell rocky rod rodas rodd roddric roddrick roddy rodel rodell roderic roderica roderick roderiga roderigo roderik roderika rodes rodger rodica rodika rodman rodney rodolfo rodor rodric rodrick rodrigo rodrik rodwell roe roel roesia rogan rogelio roger rohais rohan rohon roi roial roibeard roibin rois roka roland rolanda rolande rolando roldan roldana rolf rolfe rollan rolland rollie rollo roma romain romaine roman romana romanitza romano romeo romhild romhilda romhilde

NAMES BOTH FIRST AND LAST LETTERS RHYMING WITH ROY:

First Names which starts with 'r' and ends with 'y':

radley rafferty raley rally ramey ramsay ramsey ramy ramzey randy rangey rangley rangy ransey ransley ransy rawley ray re-harakhty redley reilley reilly remy renny rexley rey rickey ricky ridgeiey ridgeley ridgely ridley rigby riley ripley risley romney ronny rooney rorey rorry rory rosemary rowdy rowley roxbury roxy ruby ruddy rudy rugby rusty rutley ryley

English Words Rhyming ROY

ENGLISH WORDS WHICH INCLUDES ROY AS A WHOLE:

arroyonoun (n.) A water course; a rivulet.
 noun (n.) The dry bed of a small stream.

aeroyachtnoun (n.) A form of hydro-aeroplane; a flying boat.

bavaroynoun (n.) A kind of cloak or surtout.

candroynoun (n.) A machine for spreading out cotton cloths to prepare them for printing.

corduroynoun (n.) A sort of cotton velveteen, having the surface raised in ridges.
 noun (n.) Trousers or breeches of corduroy.
 verb (v. t.) To form of logs laid side by side.

croylstonenoun (n.) Crystallized cawk, in which the crystals are small.

croysnoun (n.) See Cross, n.

croydonnoun (n.) A kind of carriage like a gig, orig. of wicker-work.
 noun (n.) A kind of cotton sheeting; also, a calico.

destroyingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Destroy

destroyableadjective (a.) Destructible.

destroyernoun (n.) One who destroys, ruins, kills, or desolates.
 noun (n.) = Torpedo-boat destroyer.

groynenoun (n.) See Groin.

incroyablenoun (n.) A French fop or dandy of the time of the Directory; hence, any fop.

norroynoun (n.) The most northern of the English Kings-at-arms. See King-at-arms, under King.

pennyroyalnoun (n.) An aromatic herb (Mentha Pulegium) of Europe; also, a North American plant (Hedeoma pulegioides) resembling it in flavor.

roynoun (n.) A king.
 adjective (a.) Royal.

royalnoun (n.) Printing and writing papers of particular sizes. See under paper, n.
 noun (n.) A small sail immediately above the topgallant sail.
 noun (n.) One of the upper or distal branches of an antler, as the third and fourth tynes of the antlers of a stag.
 noun (n.) A small mortar.
 noun (n.) One of the soldiers of the first regiment of foot of the British army, formerly called the Royals, and supposed to be the oldest regular corps in Europe; -- now called the Royal Scots.
 noun (n.) An old English coin. See Rial.
 noun (n.) A royal spade.
 adjective (a.) Kingly; pertaining to the crown or the sovereign; suitable for a king or queen; regal; as, royal power or prerogative; royal domains; the royal family; royal state.
 adjective (a.) Noble; generous; magnificent; princely.
 adjective (a.) Under the patronage of royality; holding a charter granted by the sovereign; as, the Royal Academy of Arts; the Royal Society.

royaletnoun (n.) A petty or powerless king.

royalismnoun (n.) the principles or conduct of royalists.

royalistnoun (n.) An adherent of a king (as of Charles I. in England, or of the Bourbons in france); one attached to monarchical government.

royalizationnoun (n.) The act of making loyal to a king.

royaltynoun (n.) The state of being royal; the condition or quality of a royal person; kingship; kingly office; sovereignty.
 noun (n.) The person of a king or sovereign; majesty; as, in the presence of royalty.
 noun (n.) An emblem of royalty; -- usually in the plural, meaning regalia.
 noun (n.) Kingliness; spirit of regal authority.
 noun (n.) Domain; province; sphere.
 noun (n.) That which is due to a sovereign, as a seigniorage on gold and silver coined at the mint, metals taken from mines, etc.; the tax exacted in lieu of such share; imperiality.
 noun (n.) A share of the product or profit (as of a mine, forest, etc.), reserved by the owner for permitting another to use the property.
 noun (n.) Hence (Com.), a duty paid by a manufacturer to the owner of a patent or a copyright at a certain rate for each article manufactured; or, a percentage paid to the owner of an article by one who hires the use of it.

roynishadjective (a.) Mangy; scabby; hence, mean; paltry; troublesome.

roysternoun (n.) Alt. of Roysterer

roysterernoun (n.) same as Roister, Roisterer.

royteletnoun (n.) A little king.

roytishadjective (a.) Wild; irregular.

scroylenoun (n.) A mean fellow; a wretch.

spiroylicadjective (a.) Alt. of Spiroylous

spiroylousadjective (a.) Pertaining to, or designating, a substance now called salicylal.

superroyaladjective (a.) Larger than royal; -- said of a particular size of printing and writing paper. See the Note under Paper, n.

surroyalnoun (n.) One of the terminal branches or divisions of the beam of the antler of the stag or other large deer.

troynoun (n.) Troy weight.

troyouncenoun (n.) See Troy ounce, under Troy weight, above, and under Ounce.

undestroyableadjective (a.) Indestructible.

viceroyaltynoun (n.) The dignity, office, or jurisdiction of a viceroy.

viceroyshipnoun (n.) Viceroyalty.

ENGLISH WORDS RHYMING WITH ROY (According to last letters):


Rhyming Words According to Last 2 Letters (oy) - English Words That Ends with oy:


annoynoun (n.) To disturb or irritate, especially by continued or repeated acts; to tease; to ruffle in mind; to vex; as, I was annoyed by his remarks.
 noun (n.) To molest, incommode, or harm; as, to annoy an army by impeding its march, or by a cannonade.
 noun (n.) A feeling of discomfort or vexation caused by what one dislikes; also, whatever causes such a feeling; as, to work annoy.

billyboynoun (n.) A flat-bottomed river barge or coasting vessel.

boynoun (n.) A male child, from birth to the age of puberty; a lad; hence, a son.
 noun (n.) In various countries, a male servant, laborer, or slave of a native or inferior race; also, any man of such a race.
 verb (v. t.) To act as a boy; -- in allusion to the former practice of boys acting women's parts on the stage.

buoynoun (n.) A float; esp. a floating object moored to the bottom, to mark a channel or to point out the position of something beneath the water, as an anchor, shoal, rock, etc.
 verb (v. t.) To keep from sinking in a fluid, as in water or air; to keep afloat; -- with up.
 verb (v. t.) To support or sustain; to preserve from sinking into ruin or despondency.
 verb (v. t.) To fix buoys to; to mark by a buoy or by buoys; as, to buoy an anchor; to buoy or buoy off a channel.
 verb (v. i.) To float; to rise like a buoy.

bushboynoun (n.) See Bushman.

canticoynoun (n.) A social gathering; usually, one for dancing.

carboynoun (n.) A large, globular glass bottle, esp. one of green glass, inclosed in basket work or in a box, for protection; -- used commonly for carrying corrosive liquids; as sulphuric acid, etc.

convoynoun (n.) The act of attending for defense; the state of being so attended; protection; escort.
 noun (n.) A vessel or fleet, or a train or trains of wagons, employed in the transportation of munitions of war, money, subsistence, clothing, etc., and having an armed escort.
 noun (n.) A protection force accompanying ships, etc., on their way from place to place, by sea or land; an escort, for protection or guidance.
 noun (n.) Conveyance; means of transportation.
 noun (n.) A drag or brake applied to the wheels of a carriage, to check their velocity in going down a hill.
 verb (v. t.) To accompany for protection, either by sea or land; to attend for protection; to escort; as, a frigate convoys a merchantman.

cowboynoun (n.) A cattle herder; a drover; specifically, one of an adventurous class of herders and drovers on the plains of the Western and Southwestern United States.
 noun (n.) One of the marauders who, in the Revolutionary War infested the neutral ground between the American and British lines, and committed depredations on the Americans.

coyadjective (a.) Quiet; still.
 adjective (a.) Shrinking from approach or familiarity; reserved; bashful; shy; modest; -- usually applied to women, sometimes with an implication of coquetry.
 adjective (a.) Soft; gentle; hesitating.
 verb (v. t.) To allure; to entice; to decoy.
 verb (v. t.) To caress with the hand; to stroke.
 verb (v. i.) To behave with reserve or coyness; to shrink from approach or familiarity.
 verb (v. i.) To make difficulty; to be unwilling.

decoynoun (n.) Anything intended to lead into a snare; a lure that deceives and misleads into danger, or into the power of an enemy; a bait.
 noun (n.) A fowl, or the likeness of one, used by sportsmen to entice other fowl into a net or within shot.
 noun (n.) A place into which wild fowl, esp. ducks, are enticed in order to take or shoot them.
 noun (n.) A person employed by officers of justice, or parties exposed to injury, to induce a suspected person to commit an offense under circumstances that will lead to his detection.
 verb (v. t.) To lead into danger by artifice; to lure into a net or snare; to entrap; to insnare; to allure; to entice; as, to decoy troops into an ambush; to decoy ducks into a net.

deploynoun (n.) Alt. of Deployment
 verb (v. t. & i.) To open out; to unfold; to spread out (a body of troops) in such a way that they shall display a wider front and less depth; -- the reverse of ploy; as, to deploy a column of troops into line of battle.

drawboynoun (n.) A boy who operates the harness cords of a hand loom; also, a part of power loom that performs the same office.

employnoun (n.) That which engages or occupies a person; fixed or regular service or business; employment.
 verb (v. t.) To inclose; to infold.
 verb (v. t.) To use; to have in service; to cause to be engaged in doing something; -- often followed by in, about, on, or upon, and sometimes by to; as: (a) To make use of, as an instrument, a means, a material, etc., for a specific purpose; to apply; as, to employ the pen in writing, bricks in building, words and phrases in speaking; to employ the mind; to employ one's energies.
 verb (v. t.) To occupy; as, to employ time in study.
 verb (v. t.) To have or keep at work; to give employment or occupation to; to intrust with some duty or behest; as, to employ a hundred workmen; to employ an envoy.

envoynoun (n.) One dispatched upon an errand or mission; a messenger; esp., a person deputed by a sovereign or a government to negotiate a treaty, or transact other business, with a foreign sovereign or government; a minister accredited to a foreign government. An envoy's rank is below that of an ambassador.
 noun (n.) An explanatory or commendatory postscript to a poem, essay, or book; -- also in the French from, l'envoi.

footboynoun (n.) A page; an attendant in livery; a lackey.

foynoun (n.) Faith; allegiance; fealty.
 noun (n.) A feast given by one about to leave a place.

hautboynoun (n.) A wind instrument, sounded through a reed, and similar in shape to the clarinet, but with a thinner tone. Now more commonly called oboe. See Illust. of Oboe.
 noun (n.) A sort of strawberry (Fragaria elatior).

henchboynoun (n.) A page; a servant.

hobbledehoynoun (n.) Alt. of Hobbletehoy

hobbletehoynoun (n.) A youth between boy and man; an awkward, gawky young fellow .

hoboynoun (n.) A hautboy or oboe.

hoynoun (n.) A small coaster vessel, usually sloop-rigged, used in conveying passengers and goods from place to place, or as a tender to larger vessels in port.
  (interj.) Ho! Halloe! Stop!

highboynoun (n.) One who lives high; also, in politics, a highflyer.
 noun (n.) A kind of set of drawers.

joynoun (n.) The passion or emotion excited by the acquisition or expectation of good; pleasurable feelings or emotions caused by success, good fortune, and the like, or by a rational prospect of possessing what we love or desire; gladness; exhilaration of spirits; delight.
 noun (n.) That which causes joy or happiness.
 noun (n.) The sign or exhibition of joy; gayety; mirth; merriment; festivity.
 noun (n.) To rejoice; to be glad; to delight; to exult.
 verb (v. t.) To give joy to; to congratulate.
 verb (v. t.) To gladden; to make joyful; to exhilarate.
 verb (v. t.) To enjoy.

l'envoynoun (n.) One or more detached verses at the end of a literary composition, serving to convey the moral, or to address the poem to a particular person; -- orig. employed in old French poetry.
 noun (n.) A conclusion; a result.

linkboynoun (n.) Alt. of Linkman

loynoun (n.) A long, narrow spade for stony lands.

lowboynoun (n.) A chest of drawers not more than four feet high; -- applied commonly to the lower half of a tallboy from which the upper half has been removed.

maccaboynoun (n.) Alt. of Maccoboy

maccoboynoun (n.) A kind of snuff.

newsboynoun (n.) A boy who distributes or sells newspaper.

noynoun (n.) That which annoys.
 verb (v. t.) To annoy; to vex.

overjoynoun (n.) Excessive joy; transport.
 verb (v. t.) To make excessively joyful; to gratify extremely.

padesoynoun (n.) See Paduasoy.

paduasoynoun (n.) A rich and heavy silk stuff.

plowboynoun (n.) Alt. of Ploughboy

ploughboynoun (n.) A boy that drives or guides a team in plowing; a young rustic.

ploynoun (n.) Sport; frolic.
 verb (v. i.) To form a column from a line of troops on some designated subdivision; -- the opposite of deploy.

postboynoun (n.) One who rides post horses; a position; a courier.
 noun (n.) A boy who carries letters from the post.

potboynoun (n.) A boy who carries pots of ale, beer, etc.; a menial in a public house.

poynoun (n.) A support; -- used in composition; as, teapoy.
 noun (n.) A ropedancer's balancing pole.
 noun (n.) A long boat hook by which barges are propelled against the stream.

puoynoun (n.) Same as Poy, n., 3.

renvoynoun (n.) A sending back.
 verb (v. t.) To send back.

saveloynoun (n.) A kind of dried sausage.

savoynoun (n.) A variety of the common cabbage (Brassica oleracea major), having curled leaves, -- much cultivated for winter use.

schoolboynoun (n.) A boy belonging to, or attending, a school.

seapoynoun (n.) See Sepoy.

sepoynoun (n.) A native of India employed as a soldier in the service of a European power, esp. of Great Britain; an Oriental soldier disciplined in the European manner.

shamoynoun (n.) See Shammy.

ENGLISH WORDS RHYMING WITH ROY (According to first letters):


Rhyming Words According to First 2 Letters (ro) - Words That Begins with ro:


roachnoun (n.) A cockroach.
 noun (n.) A European fresh-water fish of the Carp family (Leuciscus rutilus). It is silver-white, with a greenish back.
 noun (n.) An American chub (Semotilus bullaris); the fallfish.
 noun (n.) The redfin, or shiner.
 noun (n.) A convex curve or arch cut in the edge of a sail to prevent chafing, or to secure a better fit.
 verb (v. t.) To cause to arch.
 verb (v. t.) To cut off, as a horse's mane, so that the part left shall stand upright.

roadnoun (n.) A journey, or stage of a journey.
 noun (n.) An inroad; an invasion; a raid.
 noun (n.) A place where one may ride; an open way or public passage for vehicles, persons, and animals; a track for travel, forming a means of communication between one city, town, or place, and another.
 noun (n.) A place where ships may ride at anchor at some distance from the shore; a roadstead; -- often in the plural; as, Hampton Roads.

roadbednoun (n.) In railroads, the bed or foundation on which the superstructure (ties, rails, etc.) rests; in common roads, the whole material laid in place and ready for travel.

roadlessadjective (a.) Destitute of roads.

roadmakernoun (n.) One who makes roads.

roadsidenoun (n.) Land adjoining a road or highway; the part of a road or highway that borders the traveled part. Also used ajectively.

roadsteadnoun (n.) An anchorage off shore. Same as Road, 4.

roadsternoun (n.) A clumsy vessel that works its way from one anchorage to another by means of the tides.
 noun (n.) A horse that is accustomed to traveling on the high road, or is suitable for use on ordinary roads.
 noun (n.) A bicycle or tricycle adapted for common roads rather than for the racing track.
 noun (n.) One who drives much; a coach driver.
 noun (n.) A hunter who keeps to the roads instead of following the hounds across country.

roadwaynoun (n.) A road; especially, the part traveled by carriages.

roamingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Roam

roamnoun (n.) The act of roaming; a wandering; a ramble; as, he began his roam o'er hill amd dale.
 verb (v. i.) To go from place to place without any certain purpose or direction; to rove; to wander.
 verb (v. t.) To range or wander over.

roamernoun (n.) One who roams; a wanderer.

roannoun (n.) The color of a roan horse; a roan color.
 noun (n.) A roan horse.
 noun (n.) A kind of leather used for slippers, bookbinding, etc., made from sheepskin, tanned with sumac and colored to imitate ungrained morocco.
 adjective (a.) Having a bay, chestnut, brown, or black color, with gray or white thickly interspersed; -- said of a horse.
 adjective (a.) Made of the leather called roan; as, roan binding.

roaringnoun (p. pr. & vvb. n.) of Roar
 noun (n.) A loud, deep, prolonged sound, as of a large beast, or of a person in distress, anger, mirth, etc., or of a noisy congregation.
 noun (n.) An affection of the windpipe of a horse, causing a loud, peculiar noise in breathing under exertion; the making of the noise so caused. See Roar, v. i., 5.

roarnoun (n.) The sound of roaring.
 noun (n.) The deep, loud cry of a wild beast; as, the roar of a lion.
 noun (n.) The cry of one in pain, distress, anger, or the like.
 noun (n.) A loud, continuous, and confused sound; as, the roar of a cannon, of the wind, or the waves; the roar of ocean.
 noun (n.) A boisterous outcry or shouting, as in mirth.
 verb (v. i.) To cry with a full, loud, continued sound.
 verb (v. i.) To bellow, or utter a deep, loud cry, as a lion or other beast.
 verb (v. i.) To cry loudly, as in pain, distress, or anger.
 verb (v. i.) To make a loud, confused sound, as winds, waves, passing vehicles, a crowd of persons when shouting together, or the like.
 verb (v. i.) To be boisterous; to be disorderly.
 verb (v. i.) To laugh out loudly and continuously; as, the hearers roared at his jokes.
 verb (v. i.) To make a loud noise in breathing, as horses having a certain disease. See Roaring, 2.
 verb (v. t.) To cry aloud; to proclaim loudly.

roarernoun (n.) One who, or that which, roars.
 noun (n.) A riotous fellow; a roaring boy.
 noun (n.) A horse subject to roaring. See Roaring, 2.
 noun (n.) The barn owl.

roastingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Roast
  () a. & n., from Roast, v.

roastnoun (n.) That which is roasted; a piece of meat which has been roasted, or is suitable for being roasted.
 adjective (a.) Roasted; as, roast beef.
 verb (v. t.) To cook by exposure to radiant heat before a fire; as, to roast meat on a spit, or in an oven open toward the fire and having reflecting surfaces within; also, to cook in a close oven.
 verb (v. t.) To cook by surrounding with hot embers, ashes, sand, etc.; as, to roast a potato in ashes.
 verb (v. t.) To dry and parch by exposure to heat; as, to roast coffee; to roast chestnuts, or peanuts.
 verb (v. t.) Hence, to heat to excess; to heat violently; to burn.
 verb (v. t.) To dissipate by heat the volatile parts of, as ores.
 verb (v. t.) To banter severely.
 verb (v. i.) To cook meat, fish, etc., by heat, as before the fire or in an oven.
 verb (v. i.) To undergo the process of being roasted.

roasternoun (n.) One who roasts meat.
 noun (n.) A contrivance for roasting.
 noun (n.) A pig, or other article of food fit for roasting.

robnoun (n.) The inspissated juice of ripe fruit, obtained by evaporation of the juice over a fire till it acquires the consistence of a sirup. It is sometimes mixed with honey or sugar.
 verb (v. t.) To take (something) away from by force; to strip by stealing; to plunder; to pillage; to steal from.
 verb (v. t.) To take the property of (any one) from his person, or in his presence, feloniously, and against his will, by violence or by putting him in fear.
 verb (v. t.) To deprive of, or withhold from, unjustly or injuriously; to defraud; as, to rob one of his rest, or of his good name; a tree robs the plants near it of sunlight.
 verb (v. i.) To take that which belongs to another, without right or permission, esp. by violence.

robbingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Rob

robandnoun (n.) See Roperand.

robbernoun (n.) One who robs; in law, one who feloniously takes goods or money from the person of another by violence or by putting him in fear.

robberynoun (n.) The act or practice of robbing; theft.
 noun (n.) The crime of robbing. See Rob, v. t., 2.

robbinnoun (n.) A kind of package in which pepper and other dry commodities are sometimes exported from the East Indies. The robbin of rice in Malabar weighs about 84 pounds.
 noun (n.) See Ropeband.

robingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Robe
 noun (n.) The act of putting on a robe.

roberdsmannoun (n.) Alt. of Robertsman

robertsmannoun (n.) A bold, stout robber, or night thief; -- said to be so called from Robin Hood.

robertnoun (n.) See Herb Robert, under Herb.

robinnoun (n.) A small European singing bird (Erythacus rubecula), having a reddish breast; -- called also robin redbreast, robinet, and ruddock.
 noun (n.) An American singing bird (Merula migratoria), having the breast chestnut, or dull red. The upper parts are olive-gray, the head and tail blackish. Called also robin redbreast, and migratory thrush.
 noun (n.) Any one of several species of Australian warblers of the genera Petroica, Melanadrays, and allied genera; as, the scarlet-breasted robin (Petroica mullticolor).
 noun (n.) Any one of several Asiatic birds; as, the Indian robins. See Indian robin, below.

robinetnoun (n.) The chaffinch; -- called also roberd.
 noun (n.) The European robin.
 noun (n.) A military engine formerly used for throwing darts and stones.

robinianoun (n.) A genus of leguminous trees including the common locust of North America (Robinia Pseudocacia).

roborantnoun (n.) A strengthening medicine; a tonic.
 adjective (a.) Strengthening.

roborationnoun (n.) The act of strengthening.

roboreanadjective (a.) Alt. of Roboreous

roboreousadjective (a.) Made of oak.

robustadjective (a.) Evincing strength; indicating vigorous health; strong; sinewy; muscular; vigorous; sound; as, a robust body; robust youth; robust health.
 adjective (a.) Violent; rough; rude.
 adjective (a.) Requiring strength or vigor; as, robust employment.

robustiousadjective (a.) Robust.

robustnessnoun (n.) The quality or state of being robust.

rocnoun (n.) A monstrous bird of Arabian mythology.

rocambolenoun (n.) A name of Allium Scorodoprasum and A. Ascalonium, two kinds of garlic, the latter of which is also called shallot.

roccellicadjective (a.) Pertaining to, or designating, a dibasic acid of the oxalic series found in archil (Roccella tinctoria, etc.), and other lichens, and extracted as a white crystalline substance C17H32O4.

roccellinnoun (n.) A red dyestuff, used as a substitute for cochineal, archil, etc. It consists of the sodium salt of a complex azo derivative of naphtol.

rochenoun (n.) Rock.

rochelimenoun (n.) Lime in the lump after it is burned; quicklime.

rochellenoun (n.) A seaport town in France.

rochetnoun (n.) A linen garment resembling the surplise, but with narrower sleeves, also without sleeves, worn by bishops, and by some other ecclesiastical dignitaries, in certain religious ceremonies.
 noun (n.) A frock or outer garment worn in the thirteenth and fourteenth centuries.
 noun (n.) The red gurnard, or gurnet. See Gurnard.

rocknoun (n.) See Roc.
 noun (n.) A distaff used in spinning; the staff or frame about which flax is arranged, and from which the thread is drawn in spinning.
 noun (n.) A large concreted mass of stony material; a large fixed stone or crag. See Stone.
 noun (n.) Any natural deposit forming a part of the earth's crust, whether consolidated or not, including sand, earth, clay, etc., when in natural beds.
 noun (n.) That which resembles a rock in firmness; a defense; a support; a refuge.
 noun (n.) Fig.: Anything which causes a disaster or wreck resembling the wreck of a vessel upon a rock.
 noun (n.) The striped bass. See under Bass.
 verb (v. t.) To cause to sway backward and forward, as a body resting on a support beneath; as, to rock a cradle or chair; to cause to vibrate; to cause to reel or totter.
 verb (v. t.) To move as in a cradle; hence, to put to sleep by rocking; to still; to quiet.
 verb (v. i.) To move or be moved backward and forward; to be violently agitated; to reel; to totter.
 verb (v. i.) To roll or saway backward and forward upon a support; as, to rock in a rocking-chair.

rockingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Rock
 adjective (a.) Having a swaying, rolling, or back-and-forth movement; used for rocking.

rockelaynoun (n.) Alt. of Rocklay

ENGLISH WORDS BOTH FIRST AND LAST LETTERS RHYMING WITH ROY:

English Words which starts with 'r' and ends with 'y':

rabbitrynoun (n.) A place where rabbits are kept; especially, a collection of hutches for tame rabbits.

rabdologynoun (n.) The method or art of performing arithmetical operations by means of Napier's bones. See Napier's bones.

rabdomancynoun (n.) Divination by means of rods or wands.

rabiditynoun (n.) Rabidness; furiousness.

racketyadjective (a.) Making a tumultuous noise.

radiancynoun (n.) The quality of being radiant; brilliancy; effulgence; vivid brightness; as, the radiance of the sun.

radiarynoun (n.) A radiate.

radicalitynoun (n.) Germinal principle; source; origination.
 noun (n.) Radicalness; relation to a root in essential nature or principle.

radiophonynoun (n.) The art or practice of using the radiophone.

raftyadjective (a.) Damp; musty.

ragerynoun (n.) Wantonness.

raggyadjective (a.) Ragged; rough.

raillerynoun (n.) Pleasantry or slight satire; banter; jesting language; satirical merriment.

railwaynoun (n.) A road or way consisting of one or more parallel series of iron or steel rails, patterned and adjusted to be tracks for the wheels of vehicles, and suitably supported on a bed or substructure.
 noun (n.) The road, track, etc., with all the lands, buildings, rolling stock, franchises, etc., pertaining to them and constituting one property; as, a certain railroad has been put into the hands of a receiver.

rainyadjective (a.) Abounding with rain; wet; showery; as, rainy weather; a rainy day or season.

rakehellyadjective (a.) Dissolute; wild; lewd; rakish.

rakerynoun (n.) Debauchery; lewdness.

rallynoun (n.) The act or process of rallying (in any of the senses of that word).
 noun (n.) A political mass meeting.
 noun (n.) Good-humored raillery.
 verb (v. t.) To collect, and reduce to order, as troops dispersed or thrown into confusion; to gather again; to reunite.
 verb (v. i.) To come into orderly arrangement; to renew order, or united effort, as troops scattered or put to flight; to assemble; to unite.
 verb (v. i.) To collect one's vital powers or forces; to regain health or consciousness; to recuperate.
 verb (v. i.) To recover strength after a decline in prices; -- said of the market, stocks, etc.
 verb (v. t.) To attack with raillery, either in good humor and pleasantry, or with slight contempt or satire.
 verb (v. i.) To use pleasantry, or satirical merriment.

rammyadjective (a.) Like a ram; rammish.

rampancynoun (n.) The quality or state of being rampant; excessive action or development; exuberance; extravagance.

ranciditynoun (n.) The quality or state of being rancid; a rancid scent or flavor, as of old oil.

rannynoun (n.) The erd shrew.

rantyadjective (a.) Wild; noisy; boisterous.

rapacitynoun (n.) The quality of being rapacious; rapaciousness; ravenousness; as, the rapacity of pirates; the rapacity of wolves.
 noun (n.) The act or practice of extorting or exacting by oppressive injustice; exorbitant greediness of gain.

raphanynoun (n.) A convulsive disease, attended with ravenous hunger, not uncommon in Sweden and Germany. It was so called because supposed to be caused by eating corn with which seeds of jointed charlock (Raphanus raphanistrum) had been mixed, but the condition is now known to be a form of ergotism.

rapiditynoun (n.) The quality or state of being rapid; swiftness; celerity; velocity; as, the rapidity of a current; rapidity of speech; rapidity of growth or improvement.

raritynoun (n.) The quality or state of being rare; rareness; thinness; as, the rarity (contrasted with the density) of gases.
 noun (n.) That which is rare; an uncommon thing; a thing valued for its scarcity.

rascalitynoun (n.) The quality or state of being rascally, or a rascal; mean trickishness or dishonesty; base fraud.
 noun (n.) The poorer and lower classes of people.

rascallyadjective (a.) Like a rascal; trickish or dishonest; base; worthless; -- often in humorous disparagement, without implication of dishonesty.

raspberrynoun (n.) The thimble-shaped fruit of the Rubus Idaeus and other similar brambles; as, the black, the red, and the white raspberry.
 noun (n.) The shrub bearing this fruit.

raspyadjective (a.) Like a rasp, or the sound made by a rasp; grating.

ratabilitynoun (n.) The quality or state of being ratable.

ratanynoun (n.) Same as Rhatany.

ratifynoun (n.) To approve and sanction; to make valid; to confirm; to establish; to settle; especially, to give sanction to, as something done by an agent or servant; as, to ratify an agreement, treaty, or contract; to ratify a nomination.

ratiocinatoryadjective (a.) Ratiocinative.

rationalitynoun (n.) The quality or state of being rational; agreement with reason; possession of reason; due exercise of reason; reasonableness.

raucitynoun (n.) Harshness of sound; rough utterance; hoarseness; as, the raucity of a trumpet, or of the human voice.

raynoun (n.) Array; order; arrangement; dress.
 noun (n.) One of a number of lines or parts diverging from a common point or center, like the radii of a circle; as, a star of six rays.
 noun (n.) A radiating part of a flower or plant; the marginal florets of a compound flower, as an aster or a sunflower; one of the pedicels of an umbel or other circular flower cluster; radius. See Radius.
 noun (n.) One of the radiating spines, or cartilages, supporting the fins of fishes.
 noun (n.) One of the spheromeres of a radiate, especially one of the arms of a starfish or an ophiuran.
 noun (n.) A line of light or heat proceeding from a radiant or reflecting point; a single element of light or heat propagated continuously; as, a solar ray; a polarized ray.
 noun (n.) One of the component elements of the total radiation from a body; any definite or limited portion of the spectrum; as, the red ray; the violet ray. See Illust. under Light.
 noun (n.) Sight; perception; vision; -- from an old theory of vision, that sight was something which proceeded from the eye to the object seen.
 noun (n.) One of a system of diverging lines passing through a point, and regarded as extending indefinitely in both directions. See Half-ray.
 noun (n.) To mark with long lines; to streak.
 noun (n.) To send forth or shoot out; to cause to shine out; as, to ray smiles.
 noun (n.) Any one of numerous elasmobranch fishes of the order Raiae, including the skates, torpedoes, sawfishes, etc.
 noun (n.) In a restricted sense, any of the broad, flat, narrow-tailed species, as the skates and sting rays. See Skate.
 verb (v. t.) To array.
 verb (v. t.) To mark, stain, or soil; to streak; to defile.
 verb (v. i.) To shine, as with rays.

reactionarynoun (n.) One who favors reaction, or seeks to undo political progress or revolution.
 adjective (a.) Being, causing, or favoring reaction; as, reactionary movements.

readabilitynoun (n.) The state of being readable; readableness.

readvertencynoun (n.) The act of adverting to again, or of reviewing.

readynoun (n.) Ready money; cash; -- commonly with the; as, he was well supplied with the ready.
 superlative (superl.) Prepared for what one is about to do or experience; equipped or supplied with what is needed for some act or event; prepared for immediate movement or action; as, the troops are ready to march; ready for the journey.
 superlative (superl.) Fitted or arranged for immediate use; causing no delay for lack of being prepared or furnished.
 superlative (superl.) Prepared in mind or disposition; not reluctant; willing; free; inclined; disposed.
 superlative (superl.) Not slow or hesitating; quick in action or perception of any kind; dexterous; prompt; easy; expert; as, a ready apprehension; ready wit; a ready writer or workman.
 superlative (superl.) Offering itself at once; at hand; opportune; convenient; near; easy.
 superlative (superl.) On the point; about; on the brink; near; -- with a following infinitive.
 superlative (superl.) A word of command, or a position, in the manual of arms, at which the piece is cocked and held in position to execute promptly the next command, which is, aim.
 adverb (adv.) In a state of preparation for immediate action; so as to need no delay.
 verb (v. t.) To dispose in order.

realitynoun (n.) The state or quality of being real; actual being or existence of anything, in distinction from mere appearance; fact.
 noun (n.) That which is real; an actual existence; that which is not imagination, fiction, or pretense; that which has objective existence, and is not merely an idea.
 noun (n.) Loyalty; devotion.
 noun (n.) See 2d Realty, 2.

realtynoun (n.) Royalty.
 noun (n.) Loyalty; faithfulness.
 noun (n.) Reality.
 noun (n.) Immobility, or the fixed, permanent nature of real property; as, chattels which savor of the realty; -- so written in legal language for reality.
 noun (n.) Real estate; a piece of real property.

reastyadjective (a.) Rusty and rancid; -- applied to salt meat.

recadencynoun (n.) A falling back or descending a second time; a relapse.

recapitulatoryadjective (a.) Of the nature of a recapitulation; containing recapitulation.

receivabilitynoun (n.) The quality of being receivable; receivableness.

recencynoun (n.) The state or quality of being recent; newness; new state; late origin; lateness in time; freshness; as, the recency of a transaction, of a wound, etc.

receptarynoun (n.) That which is received.
 adjective (a.) Generally or popularly admitted or received.

receptibilitynoun (n.) The quality or state of being receptible; receivableness.
 noun (n.) A receptible thing.

receptivitynoun (n.) The state or quality of being receptive.
 noun (n.) The power or capacity of receiving impressions, as those of the external senses.

receptorynoun (n.) Receptacle.

recipiencynoun (n.) The quality or state of being recipient; a receiving; reception; receptiveness.

reciprocalitynoun (n.) The quality or condition of being reciprocal; reciprocalness.

reciprocitynoun (n.) Mutual action and reaction.
 noun (n.) Reciprocal advantages, obligations, or rights; reciprocation.

reclusorynoun (n.) The habitation of a recluse; a hermitage.

recognitoryadjective (a.) Pertaining to, or connected with, recognition.

recognizabilitynoun (n.) The quality or condition of being recognizable.

recommendatoryadjective (a.) Serving to recommend; recommending; commendatory.

reconciliatoryadjective (a.) Serving or tending to reconcile.

reconditorynoun (n.) A repository; a storehouse.

recoverynoun (n.) The act of recovering, regaining, or retaking possession.
 noun (n.) Restoration from sickness, weakness, faintness, or the like; restoration from a condition of mistortune, of fright, etc.
 noun (n.) The obtaining in a suit at law of a right to something by a verdict and judgment of court.
 noun (n.) The getting, or gaining, of something not previously had.
 noun (n.) In rowing, the act of regaining the proper position for making a new stroke.
 noun (n.) Act of regaining the natural position after curtseying.
 noun (n.) Act of regaining the position of guard after making an attack.

recreancynoun (n.) The quality or state of being recreant.

recriminatoryadjective (a.) Having the quality of recrimination; retorting accusation; recriminating.

recrudencynoun (n.) Recrudescence.

recrudescencynoun (n.) The state or condition of being recrudescent.
 noun (n.) Increased severity of a disease after temporary remission.

rectangularitynoun (n.) The quality or condition of being rectangular, or right-angled.

rectilinearitynoun (n.) The quality or state of being rectilinear.

rectorynoun (n.) The province of a rector; a parish church, parsonage, or spiritual living, with all its rights, tithes, and glebes.
 noun (n.) A rector's mansion; a parsonage house.

recumbencynoun (n.) Recumbence.

recuperatoryadjective (a.) Of or pertaining to recuperation; tending to recovery.

recurrencynoun (n.) The act of recurring, or state of being recurrent; return; resort; recourse.

recurvitynoun (n.) Recurvation.

recusancynoun (n.) The state of being recusant; nonconformity.

redargutoryadjective (a.) Pertaining to, or containing, redargution; refutatory.

redbellynoun (n.) The char.

redeemabilitynoun (n.) Redeemableness.

redeliverynoun (n.) Act of delivering back.
 noun (n.) A second or new delivery or liberation.

redemptionarynoun (n.) One who is, or may be, redeemed.

redemptoryadjective (a.) Paid for ransom; serving to redeem.

redhibitoryadjective (a.) Of or pertaining to redhibition; as, a redhibitory action or fault.

redolencynoun (n.) The quality of being redolent; sweetness of scent; pleasant odor; fragrance.

reductibilitynoun (n.) The quality of being reducible; reducibleness.

redundancynoun (n.) The quality or state of being redundant; superfluity; superabundance; excess.
 noun (n.) That which is redundant or in excess; anything superfluous or superabundant.
 noun (n.) Surplusage inserted in a pleading which may be rejected by the court without impairing the validity of what remains.

reechyadjective (a.) Smoky; reeky; hence, begrimed with dirt.

reedyadjective (a.) Abounding with reeds; covered with reeds.
 adjective (a.) Having the quality of reed in tone, that is, ///// and thin^ as some voices.

reefyadjective (a.) Full of reefs or rocks.

reekyadjective (a.) Soiled with smoke or steam; smoky; foul.
 adjective (a.) Emitting reek.

reentrynoun (n.) A second or new entry; as, a reentry into public life.
 noun (n.) A resuming or retaking possession of what one has lately foregone; -- applied especially to land; the entry by a lessor upon the premises leased, on failure of the tenant to pay rent or perform the covenants in the lease.

refectorynoun (n.) A room for refreshment; originally, a dining hall in monasteries or convents.

referendarynoun (n.) One to whose decision a cause is referred; a referee.
 noun (n.) An officer who delivered the royal answer to petitions.
 noun (n.) Formerly, an officer of state charged with the duty of procuring and dispatching diplomas and decrees.

refinerynoun (n.) The building and apparatus for refining or purifying, esp. metals and sugar.
 noun (n.) A furnace in which cast iron is refined by the action of a blast on the molten metal.

reflexibilitynoun (n.) The quality or capability of being reflexible; as, the reflexibility of the rays of light.

reflexitynoun (n.) The state or condition of being reflected.

refluencynoun (n.) The quality of being refluent; a flowing back.

reformatorynoun (n.) An institution for promoting the reformation of offenders.
 adjective (a.) Tending to produce reformation; reformative.

refractorynoun (n.) A refractory person.
 noun (n.) Refractoriness.
 noun (n.) OPottery) A piece of ware covered with a vaporable flux and placed in a kiln, to communicate a glaze to the other articles.
 adjective (a.) Obstinate in disobedience; contumacious; stubborn; unmanageable; as, a refractory child; a refractory beast.
 adjective (a.) Resisting ordinary treatment; difficult of fusion, reduction, or the like; -- said especially of metals and the like, which do not readily yield to heat, or to the hammer; as, a refractory ore.

refrangibilitynoun (n.) The quality of being refrangible.

refrigeratorynoun (n.) That which refrigerates or cools.
 noun (n.) In distillation, a vessel filled with cold water, surrounding the worm, the vapor in which is thereby condensed.
 noun (n.) The chamber, or tank, in which ice is formed, in an ice machine.
 adjective (a.) Mitigating heat; cooling.