Grin in Scrabble Dictionary

What does grin mean? Is grin a Scrabble word?

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Is grin a Scrabble word?

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

G2R1I1N1

Is grin a Scrabble UK word?

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

G2R1I1N1

Is grin a Words With Friends word?

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

G3R1I1N2

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Valid words made from Grin

You can make 8 words from 'grin' in our Scrabble US and Canada dictionary.


4 letters words from 'grin'

GIRN 5GRIN 5
RING 5 

3 letters words from 'grin'

GIN 4RIG 4
RIN 3 

2 letters words from 'grin'

GI 3IN 2

All 4 letters words made out of grin

grin rgin girn igrn rign irgn grni rgni gnri ngri rngi nrgi ginr ignr gnir ngir ingr nigr ring irng rnig nrig inrg nirg

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

Definitions and meaning of grin

grin

Pronunciation

  • (US) enPR: grĭn, IPA(key): /ɡɹɪn/
  • Rhymes: -ɪn

Etymology 1

Before 1000 CE - From Middle English grinnen, from Old English grennian; compare to Old High German grennan (to mutter)

Noun

grin (plural grins)

  1. A smile in which the lips are parted to reveal the teeth.
    • 1997, Linda Howard, Son of the Morning, Simon & Schuster, pages 364:
      When the ceremony was finished a wide grin broke across his face, and it was that grin she saw, relieved and happy all at once.
    • 2003, Yoko Ogawa, The Housekeeper and the Professor:
      When my son appeared at the door the next day with his schoolbag on his back, the Professor broke into a wide grin and opened his arms to embrace him.
Translations

Verb

grin (third-person singular simple present grins, present participle grinning, simple past and past participle grinned)

  1. (intransitive) To smile, parting the lips so as to show the teeth.
  2. (transitive) To express by grinning.
    • (Can we date this quote by John Milton and provide title, author's full name, and other details?)
      Grinned horrible a ghastly smile.
    • "Mid-Lent, and the Enemy grins," remarked Selwyn as he started for church with Nina and the children. Austin, knee-deep in a dozen Sunday supplements, refused to stir; poor little Eileen was now convalescent from grippe, but still unsteady on her legs; her maid had taken the grippe, and now moaned all day: "Mon dieu! Mon dieu! Che fais mourir!"
  3. (intransitive, dated) To show the teeth, like a snarling dog.
  4. (transitive) To grin as part of producing a particular facial expression, such as a smile or sneer.
Derived terms
Translations

See also

  • grimace
  • smile

Etymology 2

From Old English grin

Noun

grin (plural grins)

  1. (obsolete) A snare; a gin.
    • (Can we date this quote by Remedy of Love and provide title, author's full name, and other details?)
      Like a bird that hasteth to his grin.

Anagrams

  • NGRI, Ring, girn, ring

Danish

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɡriːn/, [ɡ̊ʁiːˀn]

Noun

grin n (singular definite grinet, plural indefinite grin)

  1. laugh
  2. grin
  3. fun

Declension

Verb

grin

  1. imperative of grine

References

  • “grin” in Den Danske Ordbog

Norwegian Bokmål

Etymology

From the verb grine

Noun

grin n (definite singular grinet, indefinite plural grin, definite plural grina or grinene)

  1. a grimace
  2. a sneer

References

  • “grin” in The Bokmål Dictionary.
  • “grin_2” in Det Norske Akademis ordbok (NAOB).

Norwegian Nynorsk

Etymology 1

From the verb grine, grina

Noun

grin n (definite singular grinet, indefinite plural grin, definite plural grina)

  1. a grimace
  2. a sneer

Etymology 2

Verb

grin

  1. inflection of grina:
    1. present
    2. imperative

References

  • “grin” in The Nynorsk Dictionary.

Tok Pisin

Etymology

From English green.

Adjective

grin

  1. green

Vilamovian

Pronunciation

Adjective

grīn

  1. green

Source: wiktionary.org
  • to smile broadly.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)