Darn in Scrabble Dictionary

Lookup Word Points and Definitions

What does darn mean? Is darn a Scrabble word?

How many points in Scrabble is darn worth? darn how many points in Words With Friends? What does darn mean? Get all these answers on this page.

Scrabble® and Words with Friends® points for darn

See how to calculate how many points for darn.

Is darn a Scrabble word?

Yes. The word darn is a Scrabble US word. The word darn is worth 5 points in Scrabble:

D2A1R1N1

Is darn a Scrabble UK word?

Yes. The word darn is a Scrabble UK word and has 5 points:

D2A1R1N1

Is darn a Words With Friends word?

Yes. The word darn is a Words With Friends word. The word darn is worth 6 points in Words With Friends (WWF):

D2A1R1N2

Our tools

Valid words made from Darn

You can make 13 words from 'darn' in our Scrabble US and Canada dictionary.

4 letters words from 'darn'

DARN 5NARD 5
RAND 5 

3 letters words from 'darn'

AND 4ARD 4
DAN 4RAD 4
RAN 3 

2 letters words from 'darn'

AD 3AN 2
AR 2DA 3
NA 2 

All 4 letters words made out of darn

darn adrn dran rdan ardn radn danr adnr dnar ndar andr nadr drna rdna dnra ndra rnda nrda arnd rand anrd nard rnad nrad

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

Definitions and meaning of darn

darn

Pronunciation

  • (General American) IPA(key): /dɑɹn/
  • (New England) IPA(key): /daːn/
  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /dɑːn/
  • Rhymes: -ɑː(ɹ)n

Etymology 1

A minced oath of damn.

Adjective

darn (not comparable)

  1. (euphemistic) Damn.
Synonyms
  • See Thesaurus:damned
Derived terms
  • darn tootin'
Translations

Adverb

darn (not comparable)

  1. (degree, euphemistic) Damned.

Interjection

darn

  1. (euphemistic) Damn.
Synonyms
  • See Thesaurus:dammit
Derived terms
  • darn tootin'
Translations

Verb

darn (third-person singular simple present darns, present participle darning, simple past and past participle darned)

  1. (transitive) Euphemism of damn.
Synonyms
  • dang
  • damn
Translations

Etymology 2

From Middle English dernen (to keep secret, hide, conceal (a hole)), from Old English diernan (to hide, conceal), from dyrne, dierne (secret), from Proto-West Germanic *darnī (hidden, secret).

Verb

darn (third-person singular simple present darns, present participle darning, simple past and past participle darned)

  1. (transitive, sewing) To repair by stitching with thread or yarn, particularly by using a needle to construct a weave across a damaged area of fabric.

Usage notes

Predominantly used to described repairs to stockings or socks. The frequency of references to both follows their general prominence with references to stockings being more historically prominent and references to socks being more recently prominent.

Related terms
  • darning needle
Translations

Noun

darn (plural darns)

  1. A place mended by darning.
Further reading
  • Darning on Wikipedia.Wikipedia

Anagrams

  • DNAR, DNRA, Nard, RAND, Rand, andr-, nard, rDNA, rand, rdna

Welsh

Noun

darn m or f (plural darnau)

  1. a piece

Mutation

Further reading

  • R. J. Thomas, G. A. Bevan, P. J. Donovan, A. Hawke et al., editors (1950–present), “darn”, in Geiriadur Prifysgol Cymru Online (in Welsh), University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh & Celtic Studies

Source: wiktionary.org
  • to mend with interlacing stitches.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)