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Is crest a Scrabble word?

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

C3R1E1S1T1

Is crest a Scrabble UK word?

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

C3R1E1S1T1

Is crest a Words With Friends word?

Yes. The word crest is a Words With Friends word. The word crest is worth 8 points in Words With Friends (WWF):

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Valid words made from Crest

You can make 27 words from 'crest' in our Scrabble US and Canada dictionary.


5 letters words from 'crest'

CERTS 7CREST 7

4 letters words from 'crest'

CERT 6ERST 4
RECS 6REST 4
RETS 4SECT 6
TECS 6TRES 4

3 letters words from 'crest'

ERS 3EST 3
REC 5RES 3
RET 3SEC 5
SER 3SET 3
TEC 5TES 3

2 letters words from 'crest'

ER 2ES 2
ET 2RE 2
ST 2TE 2

All 5 letters words made out of crest

crest rcest cerst ecrst recst ercst crset rcset csret scret rscet srcet cesrt ecsrt csert scert escrt secrt resct ersct rsect srect esrct serct crets rcets certs ecrts rects ercts crtes rctes ctres tcres rtces trces cetrs ectrs cters tcers etcrs tecrs retcs ertcs rtecs trecs etrcs tercs crste rcste csrte scrte rscte srcte crtse rctse ctrse tcrse rtcse trcse cstre sctre ctsre tcsre stcre tscre rstce srtce rtsce trsce strce tsrce cestr ecstr csetr scetr esctr sectr cetsr ectsr ctesr tcesr etcsr tecsr cster scter ctser tcser stcer tscer estcr setcr etscr tescr stecr tsecr restc erstc rsetc sretc esrtc sertc retsc ertsc rtesc tresc etrsc tersc rstec srtec rtsec trsec strec tsrec estrc setrc etsrc tesrc sterc tserc

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

Definitions and meaning of crest

crest

Etymology

From Middle English creste, borrowed from Old French creste (modern crête), from Latin crista. Doublet of crista.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /kɹɛst/
  • Rhymes: -ɛst

Noun

crest (plural crests)

  1. The summit of a hill or mountain ridge.
  2. A tuft, or other natural ornament, growing on an animal's head, for example the comb of a cockerel, the swelling on the head of a snake, the lengthened feathers of the crown or nape of bird, etc.
  3. The plume of feathers, or other decoration, worn on or displayed on a helmet; the distinctive ornament of a helmet.
  4. (heraldry) A bearing worn, not upon the shield, but usually on a helmet above it, sometimes (as for clerics) separately above the shield or separately as a mark for plate, in letterheads, and the like.
  5. The upper curve of a horse's neck.
  6. The ridge or top of a wave.
  7. The helm or head, as typical of a high spirit; pride; courage.
  8. The ornamental finishing which surmounts the ridge of a roof, canopy, etc.
  9. The top line of a slope or embankment.
  10. (anatomy) A ridge along the surface of a bone.
  11. (informal) A design or logo, especially one of an institution, association or high-class family.
  12. Any of several birds in the family Regulidae, including the goldcrests and firecrests.

Synonyms

  • (skin on head of birds): comb, cockscomb

Coordinate terms

  • (skin on head of birds): caruncle, snood, wattle

Translations

Verb

crest (third-person singular simple present crests, present participle cresting, simple past and past participle crested)

  1. (intransitive) Particularly with reference to waves, to reach a peak.
  2. (transitive) To reach the crest of (a hill or mountain)
  3. To furnish with, or surmount as, a crest; to serve as a crest for.
    • 1815, William Wordsworth, Extracts from An Evening Walk
      groves of clouds that crest the mountain's brow
  4. To mark with lines or streaks like waving plumes.

Translations

Anagrams

  • RTECS, certs

Source: wiktionary.org
  • to reach a peak.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)