Gasp in Scrabble Dictionary

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Is gasp a Scrabble word?

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

G2A1S1P3

Is gasp a Scrabble UK word?

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

G2A1S1P3

Is gasp a Words With Friends word?

Yes. The word gasp is a Words With Friends word. The word gasp is worth 9 points in Words With Friends (WWF):

G3A1S1P4

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Valid words made from Gasp

You can make 14 words from 'gasp' in our Scrabble US and Canada dictionary.


4 letters words from 'gasp'

GAPS 7GASP 7
SPAG 7 

3 letters words from 'gasp'

AGS 4ASP 5
GAP 6GAS 4
PAS 5SAG 4
SAP 5SPA 5

2 letters words from 'gasp'

AG 3AS 2
PA 4 

All 4 letters words made out of gasp

gasp agsp gsap sgap asgp sagp gaps agps gpas pgas apgs pags gspa sgpa gpsa pgsa spga psga aspg sapg apsg pasg spag psag

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

Definitions and meaning of gasp

gasp

Etymology

From Middle English gaspen, gayspen (to gape, outbreathe), related to and likely derived from Old Norse geispa (to yawn) or its descendant Danish gispe, which may be related to gapa (to gape).

Pronunciation

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ɡɑːsp/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ɡæsp/
  • Rhymes: -æsp

Verb

gasp (third-person singular simple present gasps, present participle gasping, simple past and past participle gasped)

  1. (intransitive) To draw in the breath suddenly, as if from a shock.
    The audience gasped as the magician disappeared.
  2. (intransitive) To breathe laboriously or convulsively.
    We were all gasping when we reached the summit.
    • (Can we date this quote by Lloyd and provide title, author's full name, and other details?)
      She gasps and struggles hard for life.
  3. (transitive) To speak in a breathless manner.
    The old man gasped his last few words.
  4. To pant with eagerness; to show vehement desire.
    I'm gasping for a cup of tea.
    • (Can we date this quote by Spenser and provide title, author's full name, and other details?)
      Quenching the gasping furrows' thirst with rain.

Translations

Noun

gasp (plural gasps)

  1. A short, sudden intake of breath.
    The audience gave a gasp of astonishment
  2. (Britain, slang): A draw or drag on a cigarette (or gasper).
    I'm popping out for a gasp.

Derived terms

  • last gasp

Translations

Interjection

gasp

  1. (humorous) The sound of a gasp.
    Gasp! What will happen next?

References

Anagrams

  • AGPs, GPAs, PASG, SPAG, gaps, spag

Westrobothnian

Noun

gasp n

  1. loud talking, joking, fun

Related terms


Source: wiktionary.org
  • to breathe convulsively.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)