The word linger 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.)

  • linger  v. (intransitive) To stay or remain in a place or situation, especially as if unwilling to depart or…
  • linger  v. (intransitive) To remain alive or existent although still proceeding toward death or extinction; to die gradually.
  • linger  v. (intransitive, often followed by on) To consider or contemplate for a period of time; to engage in…

34 valid words from 3 definitions

ALIVE ALTHOUGH AS BY CONSIDER CONTEMPLATE DEATH DEPART DIE ENGAGE ESPECIALLY EXISTENT EXTINCTION FOLLOWED FOR GRADUALLY IF IN INTRANSITIVE OF OFTEN ON OR PERIOD PLACE PROCEEDING REMAIN SITUATION STAY STILL TIME TO TOWARD UNWILLING

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

ER IN LI LIN LING

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

NIL RE REG

2 anagrams (New words found by changing the order of the letters.)

GIRNEL LERING

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

BINGER DINGER FINGER GINGER HINGER LANGER LENGER LIDGER LIEGER LIGGER LINGEL LINIER LINKER LINTER LONGER LUNGER MINGER PINGER RINGER SINGER WINGER ZINGER

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

LIGER LINER

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

LINGIER

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

LINGERS LINGERED LINGERER LINGERIE LINGERERS LINGERIES LINGERING LINGERINGS LINGERINGLY

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

CLINGERS FLINGERS SLINGERS MALINGERS MALINGERY MALINGERED MALINGERER GUNSLINGERS MALINGERERS MALINGERIES MALINGERING MUDSLINGERS STALLINGERS

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

BLINGER CLINGER FLINGER SLINGER MALINGER WILLINGER GUNSLINGER MUDSLINGER STALLINGER

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

+A ALIGNER ENGRAIL LAERING LEARING NARGILE REALIGN REGINAL
+B BLINGER
+C CLINGER CRINGLE
+E LEERING REELING
+F FLINGER
+G NIGGLER
+H HERLING
+I LEIRING LINGIER
+J JINGLER
+K ERLKING
+M GREMLIN MERLING MINGLER
+P PINGLER
+S GIRNELS LINGERS SLINGER
+T RINGLET TINGLER TRINGLE
+Y RELYING

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

-G LINER
-L ERING GREIN NIGER REIGN RENIG
-N LIGER
-R INGLE LIGNE

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 982 chance (0.10%).
  • Joker not allowed, 1 in 3650 chance (0.03%).

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