The word retch 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.)

  • retch  v. To make an unsuccessful effort to vomit; to strain, as in vomiting.
  • retch  n. An unsuccessful effort to vomit.
  • retch  v. (transitive, intransitive, obsolete) To reck.

14 valid words from 3 definitions

AN AS EFFORT IN INTRANSITIVE MAKE OBSOLETE RECK STRAIN TO TRANSITIVE UNSUCCESSFUL VOMIT VOMITING

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

CH ET ETCH RE RET

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

ER TE

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

CHERT

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

FETCH KETCH LETCH RATCH REACH REECH ROTCH VETCH

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

ETCH

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

RETCHED RETCHES RETCHING RETCHLESS

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

STRETCHY WRETCHED WRETCHES STRETCHED STRETCHER STRETCHES STRETCHERS STRETCHIER STRETCHING WRETCHEDER WRETCHEDLY RESTRETCHED RESTRETCHES STRETCHABLE STRETCHERED STRETCHIEST STRETCHINGS STRETCHLESS UPSTRETCHED WRETCHEDEST OUTSTRETCHED OUTSTRETCHES RESTRETCHING STRETCHERING STRETCHINESS STRETCHMARKS WRETCHEDNESS BACKSTRETCHES HOMESTRETCHES OUTSTRETCHING OVERSTRETCHED OVERSTRETCHES OVERSTRETCHING STRETCHABILITY STRETCHINESSES WRETCHEDNESSES

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

WRETCH STRETCH RESTRETCH OUTSTRETCH BACKSTRETCH HOMESTRETCH OVERSTRETCH

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

+A CHARET RACHET
+E ETCHER
+I CITHER THRICE
+N TRENCH
+O HECTOR ROCHET ROTCHE TOCHER TROCHE
+S CHERTS
+W WRETCH
+Y CHERTY

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

-C TEHR
-H CERT
-R ECHT ETCH TECH
-T CHER

Scrabble scoring

  • 10 points.

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

  • Joker allowed, 1 in 455 chance (0.22%).
  • Joker not allowed, 1 in 2075 chance (0.05%).

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

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