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Yes. The word carny is a Scrabble US word. The word carny is worth 10 points in Scrabble:

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Yes. The word carny is a Scrabble UK word and has 10 points:

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Valid words made from Carny

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

5 letters words from 'carny'

CARNY 10 

4 letters words from 'carny'

CANY 9CARN 6
CRAN 6CRAY 9
CYAN 9NARC 6
NARY 7RACY 9
YARN 7 

3 letters words from 'carny'

ANY 6ARC 5
ARY 6CAN 5
CAR 5CAY 8
CRY 8NAY 6
RAN 3RAY 6
RYA 6YAR 6

2 letters words from 'carny'

AN 2AR 2
AY 5NA 2
NY 5YA 5

All 5 letters words made out of carny

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

Definitions and meaning of carny

carny

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈkɑː(ɹ)ni/
  • Rhymes: -ɑː(ɹ)ni

Etymology 1

Alternative forms

  • carney
  • carnie

Noun

carny (countable and uncountable, plural carnies)

  1. (informal, countable) A person who works in a carnival (often one who uses exaggerated showmanship or fraud).
    • 1961, Robert A. Heinlein, Stranger in a Strange Land, New York: Avon, Part , Chapter , p. 276,[1]
      The Reverend Foster, self-ordained—or directly ordained by God, depending on authority cited—had an instinct for the pulse of his times stronger than that of a skilled carnie sizing up a mark.
    Synonym: showie (Australia)
  2. (uncountable) The jargon used by carnival workers.
  3. (informal, countable) A carnival.
Translations

Etymology 2

Alternative forms

  • carney

Verb

carny (third-person singular simple present carnies, present participle carnying, simple past and past participle carnied)

  1. (dialectal) To cajole, wheedle, or coax.

Noun

carny

  1. (dialectal) Flattery.

References

  • 1873, John Camden Hotten, The Slang Dictionary

Anagrams

  • Caryn, Cryan, nacry

Lower Sorbian

Alternative forms

  • zarny (obsolete)

Etymology

From Proto-Slavic *čьrnъ.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [ˈtsarnɨ]

Adjective

carny

  1. black

Declension

Derived terms

Further reading

  • Arnošt Muka (1921, 1928), “carny”, in Słownik dolnoserbskeje rěcy a jeje narěcow (in German, Russian), St. Petersburg, Prague: ОРЯС РАН, ČAVU; Reprinted (in German)Bautzen: Domowina-Verlag, 2008
  • carny in Manfred Starosta (1999): Dolnoserbsko-nimski słownik / Niedersorbisch-deutsches Wörterbuch. Bautzen: Domowina-Verlag.

Source: wiktionary.org
  • to coax.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)