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Is eek a Scrabble word?

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

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Is eek a Scrabble UK word?

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

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3 letters words from 'eek'

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2 letters words from 'eek'

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Definitions and meaning of eek

eek

Pronunciation

  • (Received Pronunciation) enPR: ēk, IPA(key): /iːk/
  • (General American) IPA(key): /ik/
  • Homophone: eke
  • Rhymes: -iːk

Etymology 1

Imitative; compare eep.

Interjection

eek

  1. (onomatopoeia) Representing a scream or shriek (especially in comic strips and books).
  2. (onomatopoeia) Expressing (sometimes mock) fear or surprise.
  3. (onomatopoeia) Representing the shrill vocal sound of a mouse, rat, or monkey.
Translations

Verb

eek (third-person singular simple present eeks, present participle eeking, simple past and past participle eeked)

  1. (onomatopoeia) To produce a high-pitched squeal, as in fear or trepidation.
    • 2009, Paul Gelder, Yachting Monthly's Further Confessions
      She was dangling the mouse by its tail, but as it tried to arch upwards and bite, she started to jig about wildly [] The anglers had watched a beautiful young woman dance naked beneath a full moon to the feverish rhythm of unworldly eeking noises!
    • 2011, Isaac E. Washington, The Stars in My Dreams (page 106)
      We saw a frog and she eeked in terror again from the sight of it hopping near her.

Etymology 2

Clipping of ecaf (face), from face via backslang.

Noun

eek (plural eeks)

  1. (Polari) Face
Synonyms
  • See Thesaurus:countenance

Etymology 3

Adverb

eek (not comparable)

  1. (obsolete) also
    • c. 1387: Geoffrey Chaucer, Canterbury Tales ("General Prologue")
      Whan Zephirus eek with his sweete breeth / Inspired hath in every holt and heeth / The tendre croppes

Anagrams

  • Kee, eke, kee

Atong (India)

Etymology

From Hindi एक (ek).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /eːk/

Numeral

eek (Bengali script এঽক)

  1. one

Synonyms

  • sa
  • rongsa
  • wan

References

  • van Breugel, Seino. 2015. Atong-English dictionary, second edition. Available online: https://www.academia.edu/487044/Atong_English_Dictionary. Stated in Appendix 3.

Dutch

Etymology

From Middle Dutch eec. Doublet of eik (oak).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /eːk/
  • Hyphenation: eek
  • Rhymes: -eːk

Noun

eek f (plural eken, diminutive eekje n)

  1. oak bark

Synonyms

  • eikenschors

Middle English

Adverb

eek

  1. Alternative form of ek
    • 14th c. Geoffrey Chaucer, The Canterbury Tales. General Prologue: 5-6.
      Whan Zephirus eek with his sweete breeth
      Inspired hath in every holt and heeth

Source: wiktionary.org
  • an interjection expressing fright.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)