The word only 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.)

  • only  adj. Alone in a category.
  • only  adj. Singularly superior; the best.
  • only  adj. Without sibling; without a sibling of the same gender.

12 valid words from 3 definitions

ALONE BEST CATEGORY GENDER IN OF SAME SIBLING SINGULARLY SUPERIOR THE WITHOUT

One word in word (Word found as is inside the word.)

ON

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

NO

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

INLY OILY OWLY

One lipogram (New word found when removing only one letter.)

ONY

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

ONELY ONLAY

One time in the middle (New word found by adding letters in front and at the end of the word.)

NONLYRIC

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

FONLY SONLY LIONLY COMMONLY MATRONLY PATRONLY WANTONLY CULLIONLY UNCOMMONLY CHIRURGEONLY CURMUDGEONLY

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

+A ONLAY
+B NOBLY
+E ONELY
+F FONLY
+I NOILY
+N NONYL NYLON
+O LOONY
+P PYLON
+S SONLY

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

-L NOY ONY YON
-N LOY

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 84.6 chance (1.18%).
  • Joker not allowed, 1 in 292 chance (0.34%).

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Categories without words

  • No anagrams (Word found by changing the order of the letters.)
  • No suffixes (Word found by adding one or more letters at the end of the word.)

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