The word sting 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.)

  • sting  n. A bump left on the skin after having been stung.
  • sting  n. A bite by an insect.
  • sting  n. A pointed portion of an insect or arachnid used for attack.

21 valid words from 3 definitions

AFTER AN ARACHNID ATTACK BEEN BITE BUMP BY FOR HAVING INSECT LEFT OF ON OR POINTED PORTION SKIN STUNG THE USED

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

IN ST TI TIN TING

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

IT ITS NIT NITS

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

TINGS

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

SLING STANG STINK STINT STONG STUNG SUING SWING

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

SING TING

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

SATING SITING STRING STYING

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

STINGO STINGS STINGY STINGED STINGER STINGOS STINGERS STINGIER STINGIES STINGILY STINGING STINGRAY STINGAREE STINGBULL STINGFISH STINGIEST STINGINGS STINGLESS STINGRAYS STINGAREES STINGBULLS STINGINESS STINGINGLY STINGFISHES STINGINESSES STINGINGNESS STINGINGNESSES

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

BASTINGS BUSTINGS CASTINGS DUSTINGS EASTINGS FASTINGS HASTINGS HOSTINGS HUSTINGS JESTINGS LASTINGS LISTINGS MISTINGS NESTINGS PASTINGS POSTINGS RESTINGS RUSTINGS TASTINGS TESTINGS VESTINGS WASTINGS WESTINGS BEASTINGS BEESTINGS BIESTINGS BLASTINGS BOASTINGS COASTINGS CRESTINGS DISTINGUE FEASTINGS FROSTINGS GHOSTINGS HOISTINGS JESTINGLY LASTINGLY QUESTINGS ROASTINGS TOASTINGS TWISTINGS WAISTINGS WASTINGLY BOASTINGLY DISTINGUEE QUESTINGLY THRUSTINGS TRUSTINGLY ARRESTINGLY CHRISTINGLE + 54 words

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

BASTING BESTING BUSTING CASTING COSTING DUSTING EASTING FASTING FISTING FUSTING GASTING GUSTING HASTING HISTING HOSTING JESTING JUSTING KESTING KISTING LASTING LESTING LISTING LUSTING MASTING MISTING MUSTING NESTING OUSTING PASTING POSTING RESTING ROSTING RUSTING SISTING TASTING TESTING VESTING WASTING WESTING WISTING ZESTING ADUSTING AGISTING BLASTING BOASTING BOOSTING BRASTING BRUSTING BUISTING BURSTING + 240 words

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

+A GAINST GIANTS NGATIS SATING TANGIS
+E INGEST SIGNET TINGES
+H NIGHTS THINGS
+I SITING
+K TSKING
+L GLINTS
+O INGOTS STINGO TIGONS TOINGS TOSING
+R STRING
+S STINGS
+Y STINGY STYING

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

-G NITS SNIT TINS
-N GIST GITS TIGS
-S TING
-T GINS SIGN SING SNIG

Scrabble scoring

  • 6 points.

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

  • Joker allowed, 1 in 266 chance (0.38%).
  • Joker not allowed, 1 in 922 chance (0.11%).

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