Gown in Scrabble Dictionary

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Is gown a Scrabble word?

Yes. The word gown is a Scrabble US word. The word gown is worth 8 points in Scrabble:

G2O1W4N1

Is gown a Scrabble UK word?

Yes. The word gown is a Scrabble UK word and has 8 points:

G2O1W4N1

Is gown a Words With Friends word?

Yes. The word gown is a Words With Friends word. The word gown is worth 10 points in Words With Friends (WWF):

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Valid words made from Gown

You can make 13 words from 'gown' in our Scrabble US and Canada dictionary.

4 letters words from 'gown'

GNOW 8GOWN 8

3 letters words from 'gown'

GON 4NOG 4
NOW 6OWN 6
WOG 7WON 6

2 letters words from 'gown'

GO 3NO 2
ON 2OW 5
WO 5 

All 4 letters words made out of gown

gown ogwn gwon wgon owgn wogn gonw ognw gnow ngow ongw nogw gwno wgno gnwo ngwo wngo nwgo owng wong onwg nowg wnog nwog

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

Definitions and meaning of gown

gown

Etymology

From Anglo-Norman gune, goune (fur-trimmed coat, pelisse), from Old French goune, from Late Latin gunna (leather garment, a fur), from Ancient Greek γούνα (goúna, coarse garment), of unknown origin. Perhaps from a Balkan or Apennine language. Alternatively, perhaps from Scythian, from Proto-Iranian *gawnám (fur) (compare Younger Avestan 𐬔𐬀𐬊𐬥𐬀(gaona, body hair) and Ossetian гъун (ǧun)).(Can this(+) etymology be sourced?).

Pronunciation

  • enPR: goun, IPA(key): /ɡaʊn/
  • Rhymes: -aʊn

Noun

gown (plural gowns)

  1. A loose, flowing upper garment.
  2. A woman's ordinary outer dress, such as a calico or silk gown.
  3. The official robe of certain professionals and scholars, such as university students and officers, barristers, judges, etc.
    1. The dress of civil officers, as opposed to military officers.
  4. (by metonymy) The university community.
    In the perennial town versus gown battles, townies win some violent battles, but the collegians are winning the war.
  5. A loose wrapper worn by gentlemen within doors; a dressing gown.
  6. Any sort of dress or garb.
  7. The robe worn by a surgeon.

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Verb

gown (third-person singular simple present gowns, present participle gowning, simple past and past participle gowned)

  1. To dress in a gown, to don or garb with a gown.

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Anagrams

  • Wong, wong

Source: wiktionary.org
  • to dress in a gown (a long, loose outer garment).
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)