1. shingles

noun. ['ˈʃɪŋgəlz'] eruptions along a nerve path often accompanied by severe neuralgia.


  • herpes
  • herpes zoster


  • cingulus (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Shingles

  • pringle's
  • singles
  • mingles
  • jingles
  • gingles
  • dingell's
  • ingels

Example sentences of the word shingles

1. Noun, plural
Continue to stagger the shingles all the way to the top of the roof.

2. Adjective
Only people who have had chicken pox, a normally benign childhood virus, will have a shingles flare-up.

Quotes containing the word shingles

1. ...what happens when you returnand find nothingbut a hollowed shell,shingles and floor,walls and echoesand the light that lead you herehas now burned outand the ones who built ithave traveled afarand you cant go to them,no matter what shoes you wear.
- Kellie Elmore, Magic in the Backyard