The word awl 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.)

  • awl  n. A pointed instrument for piercing small holes, as in leather or wood; used by shoemakers, saddlers…
  • awl  n. (entomology) Any of various hesperiid butterflies.
  • AWL  adj. Alternative form of AWOL (“absent without leave”).

26 valid words from 3 definitions

ABSENT ALTERNATIVE ANY AS AWOL BUTTERFLIES BY ENTOMOLOGY FOR FORM HOLES IN INSTRUMENT LEATHER LEAVE OF OR PIERCING POINTED SADDLERS SHOEMAKERS SMALL USED VARIOUS WITHOUT WOOD

1 invalid word from 3 definitions

HESPERIID

One word in word (Word found as is inside the word.)

AW

One anagram (New word found by changing the order of the letters.)

LAW

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

AAL AIL ALL AWA AWE AWN OWL

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

AL AW

2 epenthesis (New words found when adding only one letter.)

AWDL AWOL

6 suffixes (New words found by adding one or more letters at the end of the word.)

AWLS AWLESS AWLBIRD AWLWORT AWLBIRDS AWLWORTS

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

BAWLS PAWLS RAWLY WAWLS YAWLS AFAWLD BAWLED BAWLER BAWLEY BRAWLS BRAWLY CRAWLS CRAWLY DRAWLS DRAWLY PRAWLE SAWLOG SHAWLS SPAWLS TRAWLS WAWLED WRAWLS YAWLED BAWLERS BAWLEYS BAWLING BRAWLED BRAWLER BRAWLIE CRAWLED CRAWLER DRAWLED DRAWLER JAWLESS JAWLIKE JAWLINE LAWLAND LAWLESS LAWLIKE PRAWLES PRAWLIN SAWLIKE SAWLOGS SCRAWLS SCRAWLY SHAWLED SHAWLEY SHAWLIE SPAWLED SPRAWLS + 91 words

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

BAWL PAWL WAWL YAWL BRAWL CRAWL DRAWL SHAWL SPAWL TRAWL WRAWL ACRAWL SCRAWL SPRAWL ASPRAWL BECRAWL BRADAWL OUTBAWL BESCRAWL OUTBRAWL OUTCRAWL

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

+B BAWL BLAW
+C CLAW
+D AWDL WALD
+E ALEW WALE WEAL
+F FLAW
+I WAIL WALI
+K LAWK WALK
+L WALL
+N LAWN
+O ALOW AWOL
+P PAWL
+S AWLS LAWS SLAW
+T TWAL
+U WAUL
+W WAWL
+Y WALY YAWL

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

-L AW
-W AL LA

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 21.9 chance (4.57%).
  • Joker not allowed, 1 in 64.2 chance (1.56%).

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Category without words

  • No words-in-word RTL (Word found written from right to left, inside the word.)

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