Broil in Scrabble Dictionary

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Is broil a Scrabble word?

Yes. The word broil is a Scrabble US word. The word broil is worth 7 points in Scrabble:

B3R1O1I1L1

Is broil a Scrabble UK word?

Yes. The word broil is a Scrabble UK word and has 7 points:

B3R1O1I1L1

Is broil a Words With Friends word?

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

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Valid words made from Broil

You can make 28 words from 'broil' in our Scrabble US and Canada dictionary.


5 letters words from 'broil'

BROIL 7 

4 letters words from 'broil'

BIRL 6BIRO 6
BOIL 6BRIO 6
LOBI 6LOIR 4
ROIL 4 

3 letters words from 'broil'

BIO 5BOI 5
BOR 5BRO 5
LIB 5LOB 5
LOR 3OBI 5
OIL 3ORB 5
RIB 5ROB 5

2 letters words from 'broil'

BI 4BO 4
IO 2LI 2
LO 2OB 4
OI 2OR 2

All 5 letters words made out of broil

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

Definitions and meaning of broil

broil

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /bɹɔɪl/
  • Rhymes: -ɔɪl

Etymology 1

Middle English broillen, brulen (to broil, cook), from Anglo-Norman bruiller, broiller (to broil, roast), Old French brusler, bruller (to broil, roast, char), a blend of two Old French verbs:

  • bruir (to burn), from Frankish *brōjan (to burn, scald)
  • usler (to scorch), from Latin ustulō (to scorch)

Verb

broil (third-person singular simple present broils, present participle broiling, simple past and past participle broiled)

  1. (transitive, Canada, US) To cook by direct, radiant heat.
    Synonym: grill (British)
  2. (transitive, Canada, US) To expose to great heat.
  3. (intransitive, Canada, US) To be exposed to great heat.
Translations

Noun

broil (plural broils)

  1. Food prepared by broiling.

Etymology 2

Middle English broilen (to quarrel, present in disorder), from Anglo-Norman broiller (to mix up), from Vulgar Latin *brodiculāre (to jumble together) from *brodum (broth, stew), from Frankish *broþ (broth), from Proto-Germanic *bruþą (broth). Doublet of broth.

Verb

broil (third-person singular simple present broils, present participle broiling, simple past and past participle broiled)

  1. (transitive) To cause a rowdy disturbance; embroil.
  2. (intransitive, obsolete) To brawl.

Noun

broil (plural broils)

  1. (archaic) A brawl; a rowdy disturbance.
    • 1819, John Keats, Otho the Great, Act I, verses 1-2
      So, I am safe emerged from these broils! / Amid the wreck of thousands I am whole
    • (Can we date this quote by Burke and provide title, author's full name, and other details?)
      I will own that there is a haughtiness and fierceness in human nature which will cause innumerable broils, place men in what situation you please.
    • 1840, Robert Chambers, ‎William Chambers, Chambers's Edinburgh Journal (volume 8, page 382)
      Since the provinces declared their independence, broils and squabblings of one sort and another have greatly retarded the advancement which they might otherwise have made.

Anagrams

  • LIBOR

Source: wiktionary.org
  • to cook over hot coals.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)