The word about is a valid scrabble word

3 short excerpts of WikWik.org (WikWik is an online database of words defined in the English, French, Spanish, Italian, and other Wiktionnaries.)

  • about  prep. In a circle around; all round; on every side of; on the outside of.
  • about  prep. Near; not far from; approximately; regarding time, size, quantity.
  • about  prep. On the point or verge of.

23 valid words from 3 definitions

ALL APPROXIMATELY AROUND CIRCLE EVERY FAR FROM IN NEAR NOT OF ON OR OUTSIDE POINT QUANTITY REGARDING ROUND SIDE SIZE THE TIME VERGE

7 words-in-word (Words found as is inside the word.)

AB ABO BO BOUT OU OUT UT

3 words-in-word RTL (Words found written from right to left, inside the word.)

BA OB OBA

One cousin (New word found by changing only one letter.)

ABORT

2 lipograms (New words found when removing only one letter.)

ABUT BOUT

One suffix (New word found by adding one or more letters at the end of the word.)

ABOUTS

25 times in the middle (New words found by adding letters in front and at the end of the word.)

GADABOUTS LAYABOUTS MARABOUTS RUNABOUTS HEREABOUTS KICKABOUTS STIRABOUTS THENABOUTS TURNABOUTS WALKABOUTS WHATABOUTS KNOCKABOUTS ROUNDABOUTS ROUSEABOUTS ROUSTABOUTS THEREABOUTS WHEREABOUTS WHIRLABOUTS ROUNDABOUTED ROUNDABOUTLY ROUNDABOUTING ROUNDABOUTEDLY ROUNDABOUTNESS ROUNDABOUTATION ROUNDABOUTILITY

17 prefixes (New words found by adding one or more letters in front of the word.)

GADABOUT LAYABOUT MARABOUT RUNABOUT HEREABOUT KICKABOUT STIRABOUT THENABOUT TURNABOUT WALKABOUT KNOCKABOUT ROUNDABOUT ROUSEABOUT ROUSTABOUT THEREABOUT WHEREABOUT WHIRLABOUT

4 anagrams plus one (New words formed with all the letters from the word plus a letter.)

+R OUTBAR RUBATO TABOUR
+S ABOUTS

8 anagrams minus one (New words formed with all the letters from the word minus a letter.)

-A BOUT
-B AUTO
-O ABUT BUAT TABU TUBA
-U BOAT BOTA

Scrabble scoring

  • 7 points.

Probability in scrabble (Probability to draw 7 letters at the beginning of the game to build the word.)

  • Joker allowed, 1 in 274 chance (0.36%).
  • Joker not allowed, 1 in 1037 chance (0.10%).

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Categories without words

  • No anagrams (Word found by changing the order of the letters.)
  • No epentheses (Word found when adding only one letter.)

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