1. lemming

noun. ['ˈlɛmɪŋ'] any of various short-tailed furry-footed rodents of circumpolar distribution.


  • Lemmus lemmus
  • grey lemming
  • European lemming
  • Synaptomys cooperi
  • gnawer
  • Synaptomys borealis
  • pied lemming
  • family Cricetidae
  • gray lemming
  • Cricetidae
  • rodent
  • southern bog lemming
  • Lemmus trimucronatus
  • northern bog lemming
  • brown lemming

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Rhymes with Lemming

  • condemning
  • stemming
  • fleming
  • leming
  • hemming
  • heming
  • demming
  • deming

Sentences with lemming

1. Adjective
However, sometimes non-breeding, young bachelor males group together in times when there are high lemming populations.

2. Noun, singular or mass
They are small rodent species such as the northern bog lemming and snow voles.

3. Verb, gerund or present participle
The snowy owl reigns as a partially migratory predator that responds to lemming population fluctuations.