The word dead 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.)

  • dead  adj. (not comparable) No longer living.
  • dead  adj. (hyperbolic) Figuratively, not alive; lacking life.
  • dead  adj. (of another person) So hated that they are absolutely ignored.

20 valid words from 3 definitions

ABSOLUTELY ALIVE ANOTHER ARE COMPARABLE FIGURATIVELY HATED HYPERBOLIC IGNORED LACKING LIFE LIVING LONGER NO NOT OF PERSON SO THAT THEY

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

AD DE EA

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

AE DA DAE ED

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

BEAD DEAF DEAL DEAN DEAR DEAW DEED DEID DRAD DUAD DYAD HEAD LEAD MEAD READ TEAD YEAD

One lipogram (New word found when removing only one letter.)

DAD

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

DECAD DREAD

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

DEADS DEADED DEADEN DEADER DEADLY DEADBOY DEADENS DEADERS DEADEST DEADEYE DEADING DEADMAN DEADMEN DEADPAN DEADBEAT DEADBOLT DEADBOYS DEADENED DEADENER DEADEYES DEADFALL DEADHEAD DEADLIER DEADLIFT DEADLINE DEADLOCK DEADNESS DEADPANS DEADWOOD DEADBEATS DEADBOLTS DEADENERS DEADENING DEADFALLS DEADHEADS DEADHOUSE DEADLIEST DEADLIFTS DEADLIGHT DEADLINED DEADLINES DEADLOCKS DEADSTOCK DEADWOODS DEADENINGS DEADHEADED DEADHOUSES DEADLIFTED DEADLIGHTS DEADLINESS + 16 words

One time in the middle (New word found by adding letters in front and at the end of the word.)

POSTDEADLINE

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

UNDEAD BRAINDEAD

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

+B BEDAD
+C DECAD
+D ADDED
+F FADED
+H HADED
+I AIDED
+J JADED
+L ADDLE DALED DEDAL LADED
+R ADDER ADRED AREDD DARED DREAD READD
+S DEADS
+T DATED
+V VADED
+W DAWED WADED
+Z ADZED DAZED

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

-D DAE
-E ADD DAD

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 38.5 chance (2.60%).
  • Joker not allowed, 1 in 173 chance (0.58%).

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  • No anagrams (Word found by changing the order of the letters.)

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