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1. rainbow

noun. ['ˈreɪnˌboʊ'] an arc of colored light in the sky caused by refraction of the sun's rays by rain.

Synonyms

  • spectrum
  • bow
  • arc
  • sky

Antonyms

  • despair
  • pessimism

Etymology

  • regnboga (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • boga (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Words that Rhyme with Rainbow

  • akimbo
  • archambeau
  • bilbo
  • combo
  • crossbow
  • elbow
  • jarboe
  • longbow
  • oxbow
  • rambeau

Example sentences of the word rainbow


1. Noun, singular or mass
Tourmaline is often described as being a rainbow of colors.

2. Foreign word
We just can't get enough of these rainbow wall ledges styled with color coordinating decor!

Quotes containing the word rainbow


1. We live in a rainbow of chaos.
- Paul Cezanne

2. Let no one who loves be unhappy, even love unreturned has its rainbow.
- James M. Barrie

3. Be thou the rainbow in the storms of life. The evening beam that smiles the clouds away, and tints tomorrow with prophetic ray.
- Lord Byron

2. rainbow

noun. ['ˈreɪnˌboʊ'] an illusory hope.

Synonyms

  • promise

Antonyms

  • straighten
  • rear

Etymology

  • regnboga (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • boga (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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