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Is giant a Scrabble word?

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

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Is giant a Scrabble UK word?

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

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Is giant a Words With Friends word?

Yes. The word giant is a Words With Friends word. The word giant is worth 8 points in Words With Friends (WWF):

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Valid words made from Giant

You can make 44 words from 'giant' in our Scrabble US and Canada dictionary.

5 letters words from 'giant'

GIANT 6NGATI 6
TANGI 6 

4 letters words from 'giant'

AGIN 5ANTI 4
GAIN 5GAIT 5
GANT 5GNAT 5
NGAI 5TAIG 5
TAIN 4TANG 5
TIAN 4TINA 4
TING 5 

3 letters words from 'giant'

AIN 3AIT 3
ANI 3ANT 3
GAN 4GAT 4
GIN 4GIT 4
ING 4ITA 3
NAG 4NAT 3
NIT 3TAG 4
TAI 3TAN 3
TIG 4TIN 3

2 letters words from 'giant'

AG 3AI 2
AN 2AT 2
GI 3IN 2
IT 2NA 2
TA 2TI 2

All 5 letters words made out of giant

giant igant gaint agint iagnt aignt ginat ignat gniat ngiat ingat nigat ganit agnit gnait ngait angit nagit iangt aingt inagt niagt anigt naigt giatn igatn gaitn agitn iagtn aigtn gitan igtan gtian tgian itgan tigan gatin agtin gtain tgain atgin tagin iatgn aitgn itagn tiagn atign taign ginta ignta gnita ngita ingta nigta gitna igtna gtina tgina itgna tigna gntia ngtia gtnia tgnia ntgia tngia intga nitga itnga tinga ntiga tniga ganti agnti gnati ngati angti nagti gatni agtni gtani tgani atgni tagni gntai ngtai gtnai tgnai ntgai tngai antgi natgi atngi tangi ntagi tnagi iantg aintg inatg niatg anitg naitg iatng aitng itang tiang ating taing intag nitag itnag tinag ntiag tniag antig natig atnig tanig ntaig tnaig

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

Definitions and meaning of giant

giant

Alternative forms

  • giaunt (obsolete)

Etymology

From Middle English geaunt, geant, from Old French geant, gaiant (Modern French géant) from Vulgar Latin *gagās, gagant-, from Latin gigās, gigant-, from Ancient Greek γίγας (gígas, giant) Cognate to giga- (1,000,000,000).

Displaced native Middle English eten, ettin (from Old English ēoten), and Middle English eont (from Old English ent).

Compare Modern English ent (giant tree-man) and Old English þyrs (giant, monster, demon).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈdʒaɪ.ənt/
    • (dialectal, nonstandard) IPA(key): /ˈdʒaɪnt/
  • Rhymes: -aɪənt
  • Hyphenation: gi‧ant

Noun

giant (plural giants)

  1. A mythical human of very great size.
  2. (mythology) Specifically:
    1. Any of the gigantes, the race of giants in the Greek mythology.
    2. A jotun.
  3. A very tall and large person.
  4. A tall species of a particular animal or plant.
  5. (astronomy) A star that is considerably more luminous than a main sequence star of the same temperature (e.g. red giant, blue giant).
  6. (computing) An Ethernet packet that exceeds the medium's maximum packet size of 1,518 bytes.
  7. A very large organisation.
  8. A person of extraordinary strength or powers, bodily or intellectual.
    • 1988, Thomas Dolby, "Airhead":
      she's not the intellectual giant
  9. (gymnastics) A maneuver involving a full rotation around an axis while fully extended.

Synonyms

See also: Thesaurus:giant

Derived terms

  • Giant's Causeway

Translations

Adjective

giant (not comparable)

  1. Very large.

Synonyms

  • colossal, enormous, gigantic, immense, prodigious, vast
  • See also Thesaurus:gigantic

Antonyms

  • dwarf
  • midget

Derived terms

Translations

Anagrams

  • Ngāti, TA'ing, TAing, Taing, anti-g, tagin, tangi, tiang, tinga

Source: wiktionary.org
  • a person or thing of great size.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)