Fro in Scrabble Dictionary

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Is fro a Scrabble word?

Yes. The word fro is a Scrabble US word. The word fro is worth 6 points in Scrabble:

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Is fro a Scrabble UK word?

Yes. The word fro is a Scrabble UK word and has 6 points:

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

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Valid words made from Fro

You can make 5 words from 'fro' in our Scrabble US and Canada dictionary.


3 letters words from 'fro'

FOR 6FRO 6
ORF 6 

2 letters words from 'fro'

OF 5OR 2

All 3 letters words made out of fro

fro rfo for ofr rof orf

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

Definitions and meaning of fro

fro

Pronunciation

  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): [fɹəʊ]
  • Rhymes: -əʊ
  • Homophone: froe

Etymology 1

From Middle English fro, fra, from Old English fra (from), from Old Norse frá (from), from Proto-Germanic *fram (from), from Proto-Indo-European *promo- (forth, forward). Cognate with Scots frae (fro, from), Icelandic frá (from). More at from.

Adverb

fro (not comparable)

  1. (archaic) From; away; back or backward.

Usage notes

In modern English, used only in the set phrase to and fro (back and forth).

Derived terms
  • froward
  • to and fro
  • enfroward

Etymology 2

Clipping of afro.

Alternative forms

  • 'fro

Noun

fro (plural fros)

  1. (slang) Clipping of afro (hairstyle).

Anagrams

  • FOR, ORF, for, for-, orf

Luxembourgish

Verb

fro

  1. second-person singular imperative of froen

Middle English

Adverb

fro

  1. from
    • 14th Century, Chaucer, The Canterbury Tales, The Knight's Tale
      That if I might skapen fro prisoun
      That if I can escape from prison

Norman

Alternative forms

  • froc (Guernsey)

Etymology

From Old French froc (frock, a monk's gown or habit), from Frankish *hrokk (robe, tunic), from Proto-Germanic *hrukkaz (robe, garment, cowl), variant of *rukkaz (upper garment, smock, shirt), from Proto-Indo-European *rug(')- (upper clothes, shirt).

Pronunciation

  • (Jersey)

Noun

fro m (plural frocs)

  1. (Jersey, Guernsey) dress

Synonyms

  • robe

Novial

Preposition

fro

  1. from

Old Saxon

Alternative forms

  • fra

Etymology

From Proto-Germanic *frawaz, whence also Old Norse frár (swift).

Adjective

frō (comparative frōworo, superlative frōwost)

  1. glad

Declension



Welsh

Noun

fro

  1. Soft mutation of bro.

Source: wiktionary.org
  • an African hairstyle.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)