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Yes. The word blee is a Scrabble US word. The word blee is worth 6 points in Scrabble:

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Yes. The word blee is a Scrabble UK word and has 6 points:

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4 letters words from 'blee'

BLEE 6 

3 letters words from 'blee'

BEE 5BEL 5
EEL 3LEE 3

2 letters words from 'blee'

BE 4EE 2
EL 2 

All 4 letters words made out of blee

blee lbee bele eble lebe elbe blee lbee bele eble lebe elbe beel ebel beel ebel eebl eebl leeb eleb leeb eleb eelb eelb

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

Definitions and meaning of blee

blee

Pronunciation

  • (Received Pronunciation, General American) IPA(key): /bliː/
  • Rhymes: -iː

Etymology 1

From Middle English blee, ble (colour, hue), from Old English blēo, bleoh (colour, hue; complexion, form, blue), from Proto-West Germanic *blīu (colour, blee; glad, light). Cognate with Scots ble, blee, blie (colour, complexion), Old Frisian blī, blie (colour, hue; complexion) (whence North Frisian bläy), Old Saxon blī (colour, hue; complexion), Old High German blīo(h) (colour, hue), blīo (metallic lead) (modern German Blei), Danish bly (lead), Icelandic blý (lead). Perhaps related to Old English blīþe (joyous) (whence blithe). See also bly.

Noun

blee (countable and uncountable, plural blees)

  1. (rare, chiefly poetic) Colour, hue. [from 9th to early 17th c.]
    • 1893, "A Story of Mothering Sunday.", in The Sunday at Home, vol. 40, Religious Tract Society, page 381.
    • 1896, Emily Henrietta Hickey, "The Ship from Tirnanoge", in Poems by Emily Hickley, page 48.
    • 1913, Francis Thompson, "Stolen Fruit of Eden-Tree (‘The Schoolmaster for God’)", in Brigid M. Boardman (ed.), The Poems of Francis Thompson: A New Edition, Continuum, 2001, lines 59 to 64.
  2. (archaic) Colour of the face, complexion, colouring. [from 9th to early 17th c.]
    • "The Felon Sow of Rokeby and the Freers of Richmond", in Christopher Clarkson, The History of Richmond, in the County of York, Thomas Bowman (publ., 1821, appendix, cvii.
    • "The Gay Goss-hawk", The poetical works of Sir Walter Scott: first series, containing Minstrelsy of the Scottish Border, Sir Tristrem, and Dramatic Pieces, Baudry's European Library (publ.), 1838, page 189 (glossed as “bloom”).
    • 1927, P. Geyl (tr.), The Tale of Beatrice, Martinus Nijhoff (publ.), page 5.
  3. (archaic) Consistency, form, texture. [from 9th to early 17th c.]
  4. (East Anglia) General resemblance, likeness; appearance, aspect, look.
    • 16th c., Nicholas Grimald, The life and poems of Nicholas Grimald, Yale Studies in English, Volume 69, 1925, page 379.
Synonyms
  • color, colour
  • hue
  • complexion
Related terms
  • bly
Translations

Etymology 2

Associated with Smash Hits magazine, where it may have originated.

Interjection

blee

  1. (informal) Expressing disgust or trepidation.
    • 1988, Sinclair User (issue 79)
      Bikers [] tend to appear at the edges of the road and then zoom in front of your car. [] As you have probably found out already, one touch of these and it's time to order the wooden box. (Blee!)
    • 1991, Nick Roberts, Cavemania (video game review) in Crash (issue 87, page 47)
      It's a boring life being a cave man. No telly, no video and not even a Spectrum! Blee! All you can do is eat, but Brontosaurus steaks can be very tough.

Anagrams

  • Ebel, Eble, Elbe, beel, bélé

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Noun

blee

  1. night

Source: wiktionary.org
  • (archaic) complexion.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)