Alley in Scrabble Dictionary

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Is alley a Scrabble word?

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

A1L1L1E1Y4

Is alley a Scrabble UK word?

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

A1L1L1E1Y4

Is alley a Words With Friends word?

Yes. The word alley is a Words With Friends word. The word alley is worth 9 points in Words With Friends (WWF):

A1L2L2E1Y3

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Valid words made from Alley

You can make 23 words from 'alley' in our Scrabble US and Canada dictionary.


5 letters words from 'alley'

ALLEY 8 

4 letters words from 'alley'

ALLY 7LEAL 4
YALE 7YELL 7

3 letters words from 'alley'

ALE 3ALL 3
AYE 6ELL 3
LAY 6LEA 3
LEY 6LYE 6
YAE 6YEA 6

2 letters words from 'alley'

AE 2AL 2
AY 5EA 2
EL 2LA 2
YA 5YE 5

All 5 letters words made out of alley

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

Definitions and meaning of alley

alley

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈæ.li/
  • Rhymes: -æli

Etymology 1

From Middle English aley, from Old French alee, feminine of alé, past participle of aler (to go) (French aller). Doublet of allée.

Noun

alley (plural alleys)

  1. A narrow street or passageway, especially one through the middle of a block giving access to the rear of lots or buildings.
    Synonyms: alleyway; see also Thesaurus:alley
  2. (baseball) The area between the outfielders.
    Synonym: gap
  3. (bowling) An establishment where bowling is played.
    Synonym: bowling alley
  4. (bowling) An elongated wooden strip of floor along which a bowling ball is rolled.
    Synonym: lane
  5. (tennis) The extra area between the sidelines or tramlines on a tennis court that is used for doubles matches.
  6. A walk or passage in a garden or park, bordered by rows of trees or bushes.
  7. A passageway between rows of pews in a church.
  8. (perspective drawing) Any passage having the entrance represented as wider than the exit, so as to give the appearance of length.
  9. The space between two rows of compositors' stands in a printing office.
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Etymology 2

Diminutive of alabaster, from which they were once made.

Noun

alley (plural alleys)

  1. A glass marble or taw.

Anagrams

  • elayl, yella

Source: wiktionary.org
  • a narrow passageway.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)