The word hackle 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.)

  • hackle  n. An instrument with steel pins used to comb out flax or hemp.
  • hackle  n. (usually now in the plural) One of the long, narrow feathers on the neck of birds, most noticeable on the rooster.
  • hackle  n. (fishing) A feather used to make a fishing lure or a fishing lure incorporating a feather.

33 valid words from 3 definitions

AN BIRDS COMB FEATHER FEATHERS FISHING FLAX HEMP IN INCORPORATING INSTRUMENT LONG LURE MAKE MOST NARROW NECK NOTICEABLE NOW OF ON ONE OR OUT PINS PLURAL ROOSTER STEEL THE TO USED USUALLY WITH

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

HA HACK

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

AH EL ELK

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

CACKLE HACKEE HACKIE HACKLY HECKLE HOCKLE HUCKLE MACKLE RACKLE TACKLE

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

HACKLED HACKLER HACKLES HACKLET HACKLERS HACKLETS

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

SHACKLED SHACKLER SHACKLES SHACKLERS UNSHACKLED UNSHACKLES HAMSHACKLED HAMSHACKLES RANSHACKLED RANSHACKLES SHACKLEBONE SHACKLEBONES

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

SHACKLE UNSHACKLE HAMSHACKLE RAMSHACKLE RANSHACKLE

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

+B BECHALK
+D CHALKED HACKLED
+R HACKLER
+S HACKLES SHACKLE
+T HACKLET

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

-E CHALK
-H ALECK
-K CHELA LEACH
-L CHEKA HACEK

Scrabble scoring

  • 15 points.

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

  • Joker allowed, 1 in 12188 chance (0.01%).
  • Joker not allowed, 1 in 98549 chance.

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  • No anagrams (Word found by changing the order of the letters.)
  • No lipograms (Word found when removing only one letter.)
  • No epentheses (Word found when adding only one letter.)

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