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Is glee a Scrabble word?

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

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Is glee a Scrabble UK word?

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

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Is glee a Words With Friends word?

Yes. The word glee is a Words With Friends word. The word glee is worth 7 points in Words With Friends (WWF):

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Valid words made from Glee

You can make 9 words from 'glee' in our Scrabble US and Canada dictionary.


4 letters words from 'glee'

GLEE 5 

3 letters words from 'glee'

EEL 3GEE 4
GEL 4LEE 3
LEG 4 

2 letters words from 'glee'

EE 2EL 2

All 4 letters words made out of glee

glee lgee gele egle lege elge glee lgee gele egle lege elge geel egel geel egel eegl eegl leeg eleg leeg eleg eelg eelg

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

Definitions and meaning of glee

glee

Etymology

From Middle English gle, from Old English glēo, glīġ, glēow, glīw (glee, pleasure, mirth, play, sport; music; mockery), from Proto-Germanic *glīwą (joy, mirth), from Proto-Indo-European *gʰlew- (to joke, make fun, enjoy). Cognate with Scots gle, glie, glew (game, play, sport, mirth, joy, rejoicing, entertainment, melody, music), Old Norse glȳ (joy, glee, gladness), Ancient Greek χλεύη (khleúē, joke, jest, scorn). A poetic word in Middle English, the word was obsolete by 1500, but revived late 18c.

Pronunciation

  • enPR: glē, IPA(key): /ɡliː/
  • Rhymes: -iː

Noun

glee (countable and uncountable, plural glees)

  1. (uncountable) Joy; happiness great delight, especially from one's own good fortune or from another's misfortune.
    Synonyms: merriment, mirth, gaiety, gloat
  2. (uncountable) Music; minstrelsy; entertainment.
  3. (music, countable) An unaccompanied part song for three or more solo voices, not necessarily merry.

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Verb

glee (third-person singular simple present glees, present participle gleeing, simple past and past participle gleed)

  1. To sing a glee (unaccompanied part song).

Anagrams

  • Egle, Lege, lege

Limburgish

Noun

glee f

  1. something that is wet because it has been pasted together

Inflection

  • Dative and accusative are nowadays obsolete, use nominative instead.

See also

  • èpperglieëdjómme

Pennsylvania German

Etymology

From Middle High German klein, kleine, from Old High German kleini, from Proto-Germanic *klainiz (shining, fine, splendid, tender), from Proto-Indo-European *gleh₁y- (to cleave, stick). Compare German klein, Dutch klein.

Adjective

glee

  1. small

Source: wiktionary.org
  • (Scots) to squint.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)