Dint in Scrabble Dictionary

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

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

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Valid words made from Dint

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


4 letters words from 'dint'

DINT 5TIND 5

3 letters words from 'dint'

DIN 4DIT 4
NID 4NIT 3
TID 4TIN 3

2 letters words from 'dint'

DI 3ID 3
IN 2IT 2
TI 2 

All 4 letters words made out of dint

dint idnt dnit ndit indt nidt ditn idtn dtin tdin itdn tidn dnti ndti dtni tdni ntdi tndi intd nitd itnd tind ntid tnid

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

Definitions and meaning of dint

dint

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /dɪnt/
  • (US)
  • Rhymes: -ɪnt

Etymology 1

From Middle English dint, dent, dünt, from Old English dynt (dint, blow, strike, stroke, bruise, stripe; the mark left by a blow; the sound or noise made by a blow, thud), from Proto-Germanic *duntiz (a blow), from Proto-Indo-European *dʰen- (to strike, hit). Cognate with Swedish dialectal dunt, Icelandic dyntr (a dint). More at dent.

Alternative forms

  • dunt

Noun

dint (countable and uncountable, plural dints)

  1. (obsolete) A blow, stroke, especially dealt in a fight.
    • 1600, Edward Fairfax, The Jerusalem Delivered of Tasso, XI, xxxi:
      Between them cross-bows stood, and engines wrought / To cast a stone, a quarry, or a dart, // From whence, like thunder's dint, or lightnings new, / Against the bulwarks stones and lances flew.
  2. Force, power; especially in by dint of.
    • O, now you weep; and, I perceive, you feel / The dint of pity
    • 1805, Sir Walter Scott, The Lay of the Last Minstrel, XVIII:
      It was by dint of passing strength / That he moved the massy stone at length.
  3. The mark left by a blow; an indentation or impression made by violence; a dent.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Dryden to this entry?)

Derived terms

  • by dint of

Translations

Verb

dint (third-person singular simple present dints, present participle dinting, simple past and past participle dinted)

  1. To dent.

Etymology 2

Contraction

dint

  1. Pronunciation spelling of didn’t.

Anagrams

  • NDTI, idn't, tind

Friulian

Etymology

From Latin dēns, dentem. Compare Italian dente, Romansch dent, Venetian dénte, Romanian dinte, French dent, Spanish diente.

Noun

dint m (plural dinčh)

  1. tooth

Derived terms

  • dintidure

Middle English

Alternative forms

  • dent, dente, dunt, dynt, dynte, dont, dount, dinnt

Etymology

From Old English dynt, from Proto-Germanic *duntiz.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /dint/, /dɛnt/, /dunt/

Noun

dint (plural dintes or (Early ME) dunten)

  1. The landing of a weapon; a blow or stroke.
  2. (by extension) Warfare, battle; the use of weaponry.
  3. The strike, landing or force of a tool or other item hitting something.
  4. The striking or noise of thunder; a thunderclap.
  5. (rare) A strike with one's limbs or body.
  6. (rare) An injury resulting from a weapon's impact.

Derived terms

  • dinten

Descendants

  • English: dent, dint, dunt
  • Scots: dunt, dont, dynt, dint, dent

References

  • “dint, n.” in MED Online, Ann Arbor, Mich.: University of Michigan, 2007, retrieved 2019-05-05.

Walloon

Etymology

From Old French dent, from Latin dēns, dentem.

Noun

dint f

  1. (anatomy) tooth

Source: wiktionary.org
  • to make a dent in.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)