Blob in Scrabble Dictionary

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Is blob a Scrabble word?

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

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Is blob a Scrabble UK word?

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

B3L1O1B3

Is blob a Words With Friends word?

Yes. The word blob is a Words With Friends word. The word blob is worth 11 points in Words With Friends (WWF):

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You can make 6 words from 'blob' in our Scrabble US and Canada dictionary.


4 letters words from 'blob'

BLOB 8 

3 letters words from 'blob'

BOB 7LOB 5

2 letters words from 'blob'

BO 4LO 2
OB 4 

All 4 letters words made out of blob

blob lbob bolb oblb lobb olbb blbo lbbo bblo bblo lbbo blbo bobl obbl bbol bbol obbl bobl lobb olbb lbob blob oblb bolb

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

Definitions and meaning of blob

blob

Pronunciation

  • (UK) IPA(key): /blɒb/
    Rhymes: -ɒb
  • (US) IPA(key): /blɑb/
  • Homophone: BLOB

Etymology 1

Possibly formed through mimesis, similarly to bleb and blubber.

Noun

blob (plural blobs)

  1. A shapeless or amorphous mass; a vague shape or amount, especially of a liquid or semisolid substance; a clump, group or collection that lacks definite shape.
    • 1869: Norman Lockyer et al, Nature
      Only the outermost blob on either side in map 2 displays misalignment.
    • 1895: The Annual of the British School at Athens
      It was a colourful vase with red and white hoops on the lid, and red bands above and below the main frieze. These bands also carry a metope pattern in white of triple lines and blobs, which can just be distinguished on the photographs.
  2. In astronomy, a large cloud of gas. In particular, an extended Lyman-Alpha blob is a huge body of gas that may be the precursor to a galaxy.
  3. (dialect) A bubble; a bleb.
  4. A small freshwater fish (Cottus bairdii); the miller's thumb.
  5. The partially inflated air bag used in the sport of blobbing.
  6. (sports, slang) A score of zero.
    • 1925, Punch (volume 168, page 561)
      A gentleman named W. Shakespeare scored a blob in the Worcestershire v. Lancashire match. We understand that he got out because the ball pitched on a "damned spot."

Derived terms

  • bloblike
  • blobby
Translations

See also

  • cluster

Verb

blob (third-person singular simple present blobs, present participle blobbing, simple past and past participle blobbed)

  1. (transitive) To drop in the form of a blob or blobs
    • 1957, "War of Nerves," Time, 7 October, 1957, [3]
      [] a cross has been burned during the night on Wechsler's lawn and a painted KKK blobbed across one wall of his home.
  2. (transitive) To drop a blob or blobs onto, cover with blobs.
    • 1959, "The Big Appel," Time, 7 December, 1959, [5]
      Asked to do a mural in the coffee room of the Municipal Museum, Appel responded by blobbing all four walls and the ceiling with brilliant colors []
  3. (intransitive) To fall in the form of a blob or blobs.
    • 1964, A. S. Byatt, The Shadow of the Sun, Harcourt, Brace & Co., 1991, Chapter Three, p. 47,
      Caroline began to separate eggs, cracking them into unbelievably even halves, sliding the gold, round and elastic, from shell to shell, whilst the white hung, heavy, translucent, in thick sheets, and blobbed suddenly into her basin.
    • 2013, Marcus Berkmann, "Blood and gore of the real 'who dunnits'," Review of Silent Witnesses by Nigel McCrery, Daily Mail, 22 August, 2013, [6]
      [] whether the blood has splashed, or blobbed, or trickled, can reveal whether the victim was killed here or moved afterwards.
  4. (intransitive, slang) To relax idly and mindlessly; to veg out.

Translations

Etymology 2

Noun

blob (plural blobs)

  1. Alternative spelling of BLOB

References

Anagrams

  • Lobb

Source: wiktionary.org
  • to form into a globule.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)