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Is bream a Scrabble word?

Yes. The word bream is a Scrabble US word. The word bream is worth 9 points in Scrabble:

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Is bream a Scrabble UK word?

Yes. The word bream is a Scrabble UK word and has 9 points:

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Is bream a Words With Friends word?

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

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Valid words made from Bream

You can make 44 words from 'bream' in our Scrabble US and Canada dictionary.


5 letters words from 'bream'

AMBER 9BRAME 9
BREAM 9EMBAR 9

4 letters words from 'bream'

ABER 6BARE 6
BARM 8BEAM 8
BEAR 6BEMA 8
BERM 8BRAE 6
MABE 8MARE 6
REAM 6 

3 letters words from 'bream'

AME 5ARB 5
ARE 3ARM 5
BAE 5BAM 7
BAR 5BRA 5
EAR 3ERA 3
ERM 5MAE 5
MAR 5RAM 5
REB 5REM 5

2 letters words from 'bream'

AB 4AE 2
AM 4AR 2
BA 4BE 4
EA 2EM 4
ER 2MA 4
ME 4RE 2

All 5 letters words made out of bream

bream rbeam beram ebram rebam erbam braem rbaem barem abrem rabem arbem bearm ebarm baerm aberm eabrm aebrm reabm erabm raebm arebm earbm aerbm brema rbema berma ebrma rebma erbma brmea rbmea bmrea mbrea rmbea mrbea bemra ebmra bmera mbera embra mebra remba ermba rmeba mreba emrba merba brame rbame barme abrme rabme arbme brmae rbmae bmrae mbrae rmbae mrbae bamre abmre bmare mbare ambre mabre rambe armbe rmabe mrabe amrbe marbe beamr ebamr baemr abemr eabmr aebmr bemar ebmar bmear mbear embar mebar bamer abmer bmaer mbaer amber maber eambr aembr emabr meabr amebr maebr reamb eramb raemb aremb earmb aermb remab ermab rmeab mreab emrab merab rameb armeb rmaeb mraeb amreb mareb eamrb aemrb emarb mearb amerb maerb

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

Definitions and meaning of bream

bream

Etymology 1

From Middle English breme, from Old French breme, bresme, braisme, brasme (whence French brème), from Frankish *brahsma, *brahsima (whence Dutch brasem), from Proto-West Germanic *brahsmō (whence Old High German brahsma, brahsmo, brahsina, brehsina (whence German Brasse, Brachse (bream))), from Proto-Germanic *brahsmǭ, *brahsinō, *brahsmaz (bream), perhaps from Proto-Germanic *brehwanaz (shining, glittery, sparkly), from Proto-Indo-European *bʰerek- (to shine) (see braid (verb)).

Pronunciation

  • (UK) IPA(key): /bɹiːm/
  • Rhymes: -iːm
  • (US) IPA(key): /bɹɪm/, /bɹim/
  • Rhymes: -ɪm
  • Homophone: brim

Noun

bream (plural bream or breams)

  1. A European fresh-water cyprinoid fish of the genus Abramis, little valued as food. Several species are known.
  2. (Britain) A species in that genus, Abramis brama.
    Synonym: carp bream
  3. An American fresh-water fish, of various species of Lepomis and allied genera, which are also called sunfishes and pondfishes.
  4. A marine sparoid fish of the genus Pagellus, and allied genera.

Derived terms

  • carp bream
  • seabream
  • silver bream
  • white bream

Translations

Etymology 2

Compare broom, and German brennen (as in ein Schiff brennen).

Verb

bream (third-person singular simple present breams, present participle breaming, simple past and past participle breamed)

  1. (nautical) To clean (e.g. a ship's bottom of clinging shells, seaweed, etc.) by the application of fire and scraping.

Anagrams

  • Amber, Brame, amber, bemar, brame, embar

Source: wiktionary.org
  • to clean a ship's bottom by burning off seaweed.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)