The word shy 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.)

  • shy  adj. Easily frightened; timid.
  • shy  adj. Reserved; disinclined to familiar approach.
  • shy  adj. Cautious; wary; suspicious.

11 valid words from 3 definitions

APPROACH CAUTIOUS DISINCLINED EASILY FAMILIAR FRIGHTENED RESERVED SUSPICIOUS TIMID TO WARY

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

SH

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

RHY SAY SEY SHA SHE SHH SKY SLY SNY SOY SPY STY SWY THY WHY

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

SH

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

SHAY

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

SHYER SHYLY SHYERS SHYEST SHYING SHYISH SHYPOO SHYLOCK SHYNESS SHYPOOS SHYSTER SHYLOCKS SHYSTERS SHYLOCKED SHYNESSES SHYLOCKING

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

FISHYBACK FISHYBACKS

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

ASHY BUSHY CUSHY DASHY DISHY FISHY GUSHY HASHY HUSHY IMSHY LUSHY MASHY MESHY MUSHY PUSHY RUSHY TOSHY TUSHY WASHY BLASHY BOLSHY BRASHY BRUSHY FLASHY FLESHY FLUSHY MARSHY PLASHY PLUSHY SLOSHY SLUSHY SPOSHY SWASHY SWISHY TRASHY COCKSHY CREESHY SPLASHY SQUASHY SQUISHY WORKSHY BULRUSHY NEBBISHY RUBBISHY SQUOOSHY UNFLASHY VARNISHY FLOURISHY

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

+A ASHY HAYS SHAY YAHS
+E HEYS HYES
+O HOYS
+P HYPS SYPH
+W WHYS

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

-Y SH

Scrabble scoring

  • 9 points.

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

  • Joker allowed, 1 in 72.2 chance (1.39%).
  • Joker not allowed, 1 in 289 chance (0.35%).

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Categories without words

  • No words-in-word RTL (Word found written from right to left, inside the word.)
  • No anagrams (Word found by changing the order of the letters.)

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