The word gleam 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.)

  • gleam  n. a small or indistinct shaft or stream of light.
  • gleam  n. a glimpse or hint; an indistinct sign of something.
  • gleam  n. brightness or shininess; splendor.

15 valid words from 3 definitions

AN BRIGHTNESS GLIMPSE HINT INDISTINCT LIGHT OF OR SHAFT SHININESS SIGN SMALL SOMETHING SPLENDOR STREAM

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

AM EA LEA LEAM

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

AE EL MA MAE

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

FLEAM GLEAN GLOAM

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

GLAM LEAM

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

GLEAMS GLEAMY GLEAMED GLEAMER GLEAMERS GLEAMIER GLEAMING GLEAMIEST GLEAMINGS

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

OUTGLEAMS FOREGLEAMS OUTGLEAMED OUTGLEAMING

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

AGLEAM OUTGLEAM FOREGLEAM

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

+A AGLEAM
+B GAMBLE
+I MILAGE
+N LEGMAN MANGEL MANGLE
+R MALGRE
+S GLEAMS
+V MAGLEV
+Y GAMELY GLEAMY MYGALE

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

-E GLAM
-G ALME LAME LEAM MALE MEAL MELA
-L EGMA GAME MAGE MEGA
-M EGAL GALE GEAL

Scrabble scoring

  • 8 points.

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

  • Joker allowed, 1 in 333 chance (0.30%).
  • Joker not allowed, 1 in 1383 chance (0.07%).

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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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