The word less 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.)

  • less  adv. To a smaller extent.
  • less  adv. In lower degree.
  • less  adj. (now archaic except with numbers) comparative form of little: more little; smaller, lesser.

17 valid words from 3 definitions

ARCHAIC COMPARATIVE DEGREE EXCEPT EXTENT FORM IN LESSER LITTLE LOWER MORE NOW NUMBERS OF SMALLER TO WITH

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

ES ESS LES

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

EL SEL

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

SELS

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

CESS FESS JESS LASS LEAS LEES LEGS LEIS LEKS LENS LEPS LEST LETS LEYS LOSS MESS NESS SESS

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

ESS LES

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

LESES LESTS LOESS

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

LESSEE LESSEN LESSER LESSES LESSON LESSOR LESSEES LESSENS LESSONS LESSORS LESSENED LESSONED LESSENING LESSONING LESSEESHIP LESSONINGS LESSEESHIPS

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

BLESSED BLESSER BLESSES IDLESSE PLESSOR RULESSE BLESSERS BLESSING COLESSEE COLESSOR FEBLESSE IDLESSES NOBLESSE PLESSORS AGELESSLY AIMLESSLY ARTLESSLY BLESSEDER BLESSEDLY BLESSINGS COLESSEES COLESSORS ENDLESSLY FEBLESSES GODLESSLY HAPLESSLY HARTLESSE HOSTLESSE HUMBLESSE JOYLESSLY LAWLESSLY NIMBLESSE NOBILESSE NOBLESSES RAYLESSLY RECHLESSE SEXLESSLY SIMPLESSE SINLESSLY SUBLESSEE SUBLESSOR SUNLESSLY UNBLESSED UNBLESSES USELESSLY WITLESSLY BASELESSLY BLESSEDEST BOOTLESSLY CARELESSLY + 507 words

1143 prefixes (New words found by adding one or more letters in front of the word.)

BLESS AWLESS UNLESS AGELESS AIDLESS AIMLESS AIRLESS ARMLESS ARTLESS ASHLESS AWELESS AWNLESS BAGLESS BARLESS BEDLESS BIBLESS BITLESS BOWLESS BRALESS BUDLESS CAPLESS CARLESS COXLESS CUBLESS DEWLESS EARLESS EBBLESS EGGLESS EGOLESS ENDLESS EYELESS FATLESS FEELESS FINLESS FLYLESS FOGLESS FURLESS GAPLESS GASLESS GODLESS GUMLESS GUNLESS GUTLESS HAPLESS HATLESS HIPLESS HITLESS HUELESS ICELESS INKLESS + 1093 words

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

+A LASES SALES SALSE SEALS SLAES
+B BLESS
+D SLEDS
+E LESES SEELS SELES
+F SELFS
+I ISLES SEILS SILES
+L SELLS
+O LOESS LOSES SLOES SOLES
+T LESTS
+U SLUES SLUSE
+W SLEWS
+Y LYSES SLEYS

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

-L ESS
-S ELS LES SEL

Scrabble scoring

  • 4 points.

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

  • Joker allowed, 1 in 114 chance (0.88%).
  • Joker not allowed, 1 in 389 chance (0.26%).

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