The word hox 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.)

  • hox  n. (genetics) Abbreviation of homeobox.
  • hox  v. (obsolete, transitive) To hock; to hamstring; to cripple; to disable.
  • HOX  n. (chemistry) hypohalous acid.

13 valid words from 3 definitions

ABBREVIATION ACID CHEMISTRY CRIPPLE DISABLE GENETICS HAMSTRING HOCK HOMEOBOX OBSOLETE OF TO TRANSITIVE

1 invalid word from 3 definitions

HYPOHALOUS

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

HO OX

One word-in-word RTL (Word found written from right to left, inside the word.)

OH

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

BOX COX FOX GOX HEX HOA HOB HOC HOD HOE HOG HOH HOI HOM HON HOO HOP HOS HOT HOW HOY LOX NOX POX SOX VOX WOX

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

HO OX

One epenthesis (New word found when adding only one letter.)

HOAX

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

HOXED HOXES HOXING

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

ETHOXY ETHOXYL METHOXY ETHOXIDE ETHOXIES ETHOXYLS METHOXYL ETHOXIDES METHOXIDE XANTHOXYL ZANTHOXYL METHOXIDES XANTHOXYLS ZANTHOXYLS ZANTHOXYLUM ANTHOXANTHIN ETHOXYETHANE METHOXYCHLOR ZANTHOXYLUMS ANTHOXANTHINS ETHOXYETHANES METHOXYCHLORS METHOXYBENZENE METHOXYFLURANE METHOXYBENZENES METHOXYFLURANES

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

+A HOAX

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

-H OX
-X HO OH

Scrabble scoring

  • 13 points.

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

  • Joker allowed, 1 in 58.5 chance (1.71%).
  • Joker not allowed, 1 in 289 chance (0.35%).

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  • No anagrams (Word found by changing the order of the letters.)
  • No prefixes (Word found by adding one or more letters in front of the word.)

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