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Is combo a Scrabble word?

Yes. The word combo is a Scrabble US word. The word combo is worth 11 points in Scrabble:

C3O1M3B3O1

Is combo a Scrabble UK word?

Yes. The word combo is a Scrabble UK word and has 11 points:

C3O1M3B3O1

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Yes. The word combo is a Words With Friends word. The word combo is worth 14 points in Words With Friends (WWF):

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Valid words made from Combo

You can make 18 words from 'combo' in our Scrabble US and Canada dictionary.

5 letters words from 'combo'

COMBO 11COOMB 11

4 letters words from 'combo'

BOOM 8COMB 10
COOM 8 

3 letters words from 'combo'

BOO 5COB 7
COO 5MOB 7
MOC 7MOO 5
OBO 5OOM 5

2 letters words from 'combo'

BO 4MO 4
OB 4OM 4
OO 2 

All 5 letters words made out of combo

combo ocmbo cmobo mcobo omcbo mocbo cobmo ocbmo cbomo bcomo obcmo bocmo cmboo mcboo cbmoo bcmoo mbcoo bmcoo ombco mobco obmco bomco mboco bmoco comob ocmob cmoob mcoob omcob mocob coomb ocomb coomb ocomb oocmb oocmb cmoob mcoob comob ocmob mocob omcob omocb moocb oomcb oomcb moocb omocb cobom ocbom cboom bcoom obcom bocom coobm ocobm coobm ocobm oocbm oocbm cboom bcoom cobom ocbom bocom obcom obocm boocm oobcm oobcm boocm obocm cmboo mcboo cbmoo bcmoo mbcoo bmcoo cmobo mcobo combo ocmbo mocbo omcbo cbomo bcomo cobmo ocbmo bocmo obcmo mboco bmoco mobco ombco bomco obmco omboc moboc obmoc bomoc mbooc bmooc omobc moobc oombc oombc moobc omobc obomc boomc oobmc oobmc boomc obomc mbooc bmooc moboc omboc bomoc obmoc

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

Definitions and meaning of combo

combo

Etymology

Clipping of combination +‎ -o

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈkɒmbəʊ/

Noun

combo (plural combos or comboes)

  1. A small musical group.
    The jazz combo played nightly at the little restaurant.
  2. (slang) A combination.
  3. (video games) An action composed of a sequence of simpler actions, especially a composite attacking move in a fighting game.
  4. (gaming) Effective combination of gameplay elements.
    1. (gaming) Two or more gameplay elements (e.g. characters, items) which are powerful when used together.
    2. (gaming, especially collectible card games) A strategy aiming to win by playing a specific combination of cards (or similar), often in a single turn.
  5. (Australia, derogatory) A Caucasian man who marries or has a sexual relationship with an Aboriginal woman; a Caucasian man who lives among Aboriginal people and adopts Aboriginal culture
    • 1938, Xavier Herbert, Capricornia, Chapter VII, p. 107-8, [4]
      " [] Look at Ganger O'Cannon of Black Adder Creek, with his halfcaste wife and quadroon kids, a down-right family man—yet looked on as as much a combo as if he lived in a blacks' camp. Isn't that so? [] The casual comboes are respected, while men like O'Cannon and myself, who rear their kids, are utterly despised. [] "
    • 1993, Journal of the Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies, p. 97, [5]
      If he sides with the Aborigines against their employers and exploiters, he may be called a ' combo ', and yet he may not achieve popularity with the Aborigines.
    • 1996, Jeremy MacClancy and Chris McDonaugh (eds), Popularizing Anthropology, London and New York: Routledge, p. 167, [6]
      Many passages in Harney's books are written from the point of view of what he refers to as the ' combo '; a white man who has sexual relations with Aboriginal women. The combo is seen as an anarchic, egalitarian figure whose enjoyment of life largely comes through his pursuit of Aboriginal women.
  6. (graphical user interface, informal) A combo box.
    • 2000, Marcia Akins, Andy Kramek, Rick Schummer, 1001 Things You Wanted to Know about Visual FoxPro (page 127)
      Combos and lists are two very powerful controls that allow the user to select from a predetermined set of values.

Derived terms

Translations

Verb

combo (third-person singular simple present combos, present participle comboing, simple past and past participle comboed)

  1. To combine

References

  • Combo on Wikipedia.Wikipedia

Anagrams

  • coomb

Dutch

Etymology

Borrowed from English combo.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈkɔm.boː/
  • Hyphenation: com‧bo

Noun

combo m (plural combo's)

  1. (music) combo (small musical group)
  2. (video games) combo (composite move)

Related terms

  • combinatie

Spanish

Etymology 1

Borrowed from Quechua kumpa.

Noun

combo m (plural combos)

  1. (Latin America) gavel, wooden hammer
    Synonym: mazo
  2. (Bolivia, Chile, Peru) punch
    Synonyms: puñetazo, puñete

Etymology 2

Verb

combo

  1. First-person singular (yo) present indicative form of combar.

Further reading

  • “combo” in Diccionario de la lengua española, Vigésima tercera edición, Real Academia Española, 2014.

Source: wiktionary.org
  • a small jazz band.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)