Word:   
Get our highly rated iPhone/iPad or Android RhymeZone apps!




Words and phrases that almost rhyme with detective:   (63 results)

(These are near rhymes. For exact rhymes, click the "Rhymes" link above.)

6 letters:
hectic

7 letters:
festive, restive, skeptic, elected, erected

8 letters:
reckless, arrested, defected, dejected, detected, directed, eclectic, electric, expected, infected, injected, rejected, selected

9 letters:
acceptive, attentive, collected, connected, corrected, deceptive, detecting, digestive, expensive, incentive, inceptive, inventive, neglected, perfected, projected, receptive, reflexive, respected, suspected

10 letters:
aggressive, conceptive, connecting, depressive, detectives, directives, expressive, impressive, perceptive, preceptive, reflecting, susceptive

11 letters:
destructive, nociceptive, resurrected, unreceptive

12 letters:
perspectives, apperceptive, imperceptive

13 letters:
comprehensive, contraceptive, exteroceptive, interoceptive

14 letters:
proprioceptive

18 letters:
oral contraceptive

Table of complete results:

Commonly used words are shown in bold. Rare words are dimmed.
Click on a word above to view its definition.

Organize by: Syllables [Letters] Show rare words: [Yes] No Show phrases:   [Yes] No

See detective used in context: 24 rhymes, several books and articles.

Help  Advanced  Feedback  Android  iPhone/iPad  API  Blog  Privacy

Copyright © 2020 Datamuse