The word elk 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.)

  • elk  n. (originally) Any large species of deer such as red deer, moose or wapiti.
  • elk  n. The subspecies of the moose (Alces alces alces, alternatively named Eurasian elk because the wapiti…
  • elk  n. (Britain) The largest member of the deer family (Alces alces); a moose.

21 valid words from 3 definitions

ALTERNATIVELY ANY AS BECAUSE DEER ELK FAMILY LARGE LARGEST MEMBER MOOSE NAMED OF OR ORIGINALLY RED SPECIES SUBSPECIES SUCH THE WAPITI

3 invalid words from 3 definitions

ALCES BRITAIN EURASIAN

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

EL

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

LEK

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

EEK EIK ELD ELF ELL ELM ELS ELT ERK EUK EWK ILK

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

EL

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

ELKS ELKHOUND ELKHOUNDS

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

WELKE WELKS WELKT YELKS SELKIE SPELKS WELKED WELKES WELKIN WHELKS WHELKY SELKIES WELKING WELKINS WHELKED ZELKOVA WHELKIER YARMELKE ZELKOVAS GAVELKIND WHELKIEST YARMELKES GAVELKINDS

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

WELK YELK SPELK WHELK

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

+A KALE LAKE LEAK
+E KEEL LEEK LEKE
+I LIKE
+L KELL
+O KOEL LOKE
+P KELP
+S ELKS LEKS
+T KELT
+U LEKU LUKE
+W KEWL WELK
+Y KYLE YELK YLKE

One anagram minus one (New word formed with all the letters from the word minus a letter.)

-K EL

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 23.9 chance (4.18%).
  • Joker not allowed, 1 in 96.2 chance (1.04%).

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Categories without words

  • No words-in-word RTL (Word found written from right to left, inside the word.)
  • No epentheses (Word found when adding only one letter.)

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