The word argus 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.)

  • argus  n. A watchful guardian.
  • argus  n. An alert, observant person. (Can we add an example for this sense?).
  • argus  n. (ornithology) Either of two species of pheasant of Southeast Asia having large ocellated tails.

24 valid words from 3 definitions

ADD ALERT AN CAN EITHER EXAMPLE FOR GUARDIAN HAVING LARGE OBSERVANT OCELLATED OF ORNITHOLOGY PERSON PHEASANT SENSE SOUTHEAST SPECIES TAILS THIS TWO WATCHFUL WE

1 invalid word from 3 definitions

ASIA

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

AR GU GUS US

One word-in-word RTL (Word found written from right to left, inside the word.)

UG

3 anagrams (New words found by changing the order of the letters.)

GAURS GUARS SUGAR

2 cousins (New words found by changing only one letter.)

ARCUS ARGUE

One epenthesis (New word found when adding only one letter.)

ARGUES

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

ARGUSES

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

SARGUSES PODARGUSES

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

SARGUS PODARGUS

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

+D GRADUS GUARDS
+E ARGUES AUGERS SAUGER USAGER
+L GLAURS GUSLAR
+M GARUMS
+N SUNGAR
+O GOURAS RUGOSA
+S SARGUS SUGARS
+T TRAGUS TUGRAS
+U AUGURS
+Y SUGARY

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

-A GURS RUGS
-G RUSA SURA URSA
-R GAUS
-S GAUR GUAR RUGA
-U GARS RAGS

Scrabble scoring

  • 6 points.

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

  • Joker allowed, 1 in 374 chance (0.27%).
  • Joker not allowed, 1 in 1383 chance (0.07%).

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Category without words

  • No lipograms (Word found when removing only one letter.)

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