Afire in Scrabble Dictionary

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Is afire a Scrabble word?

Yes. The word afire is a Scrabble US word. The word afire is worth 8 points in Scrabble:

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Is afire a Scrabble UK word?

Yes. The word afire is a Scrabble UK word and has 8 points:

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Is afire a Words With Friends word?

Yes. The word afire is a Words With Friends word. The word afire is worth 8 points in Words With Friends (WWF):

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Valid words made from Afire

You can make 39 words from 'afire' in our Scrabble US and Canada dictionary.


5 letters words from 'afire'

AFIRE 8FERIA 8

4 letters words from 'afire'

FAIR 7FARE 7
FEAR 7FIAR 7
FIER 7FIRE 7
FRAE 7REIF 7
RIFE 7 

3 letters words from 'afire'

AIR 3ARE 3
ARF 6EAR 3
ERA 3ERF 6
FAE 6FAR 6
FER 6FIE 6
FIR 6FRA 6
IRE 3RAI 3
REF 6REI 3
RIA 3RIF 6

2 letters words from 'afire'

AE 2AI 2
AR 2EA 2
EF 5ER 2
FA 5FE 5
IF 5RE 2

All 5 letters words made out of afire

afire faire aifre iafre fiare ifare afrie farie arfie rafie fraie rfaie airfe iarfe arife raife irafe riafe firae ifrae friae rfiae irfae rifae afier faier aifer iafer fiaer ifaer afeir faeir aefir eafir feair efair aiefr iaefr aeifr eaifr ieafr eiafr fiear ifear feiar efiar iefar eifar afrei farei arfei rafei fraei rfaei aferi faeri aefri eafri feari efari arefi raefi aerfi earfi reafi erafi freai rfeai ferai efrai refai erfai airef iaref arief raief iraef riaef aierf iaerf aeirf eairf iearf eiarf areif raeif aerif earif reaif eraif ireaf rieaf ieraf eiraf reiaf eriaf firea ifrea friea rfiea irfea rifea fiera ifera feira efira iefra eifra freia rfeia feria efria refia erfia irefa riefa ierfa eirfa reifa erifa

Note: these 'words' (valid or invalid) are all the permutations of the word afire. These words are obtained by scrambling the letters in afire.

Definitions and meaning of afire

afire

Etymology

13thc., from a- (on) +‎ fire. Figurative usage from late 14thc.

Adverb

afire (comparative more afire, superlative most afire)

  1. On fire (often metaphorically).

Adjective

afire (comparative more afire, superlative most afire)

  1. On fire (often metaphorically).

Quotations

  • 1856, Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Aurora Leigh, New York: C.S. Francis & Co., 1857, Seventh Book, p. 275[1]:
    [] Earth’s crammed with heaven, / And every common bush afire with God:
  • 1931, Nacio Herb Brown and Gordon Clifford, “Paradise” (song first sung by Pola Negri and later covered by Nat King Cole and Frank Sinatra):
    Her eyes afire / With one desire. / Then a heavenly kiss: / Could I resist?
  • 1950, Mervyn Peake, Gormenghast, London: Eyre & Spottiswoode, Chapter 63:
    Old claw-like hands, cracked with long years of thankless toil, would hold aloft a delicate bird of wood, its wings, as thin as paper, spread for flight, its breast afire with a crimson stain.

Synonyms

  • ablaze
  • aflame

Translations

References

Anagrams

  • Arfie, Feria, Freia, faire, feria, rafie

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