The word offing 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.)

  • offing  n. (nautical) The area of the sea in which a ship can be seen in the distance from land, excluding the…
  • offing  n. (nautical) The distance that a ship at sea keeps away from land, often because of navigational dangers…
  • offing  n. (figuratively) The foreseeable future. Chiefly in the phrase in the offing.

29 valid words from 3 definitions

AREA AT AWAY BE BECAUSE CAN CHIEFLY DANGERS DISTANCE EXCLUDING FIGURATIVELY FORESEEABLE FROM FUTURE IN KEEPS LAND NAUTICAL NAVIGATIONAL OF OFFING OFTEN PHRASE SEA SEEN SHIP THAT THE WHICH

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

FIN IN OF OFF

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

IF IFF NIFF

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

GONIFF

One cousin (New word found by changing only one letter.)

EFFING

One suffix (New word found by adding one or more letters at the end of the word.)

OFFINGS

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

SCOFFINGS SWOFFINGS SCOFFINGLY

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

BOFFING COFFING DOFFING GOFFING FEOFFING SCOFFING SKOFFING SWOFFING SHROFFING ENFEOFFING INFEOFFING

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

+B BOFFING
+C COFFING
+D DOFFING
+G GOFFING
+R GRIFFON
+S GONIFFS OFFINGS

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

-F GONIF

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 14389 chance (0.01%).
  • Joker not allowed, 1 in 131399 chance.

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  • No lipograms (Word found when removing only one letter.)
  • No epentheses (Word found when adding only one letter.)

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