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Is kilt a Scrabble word?

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

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Is kilt a Scrabble UK word?

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

K5I1L1T1

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Valid words made from Kilt

You can make 10 words from 'kilt' in our Scrabble US and Canada dictionary.

4 letters words from 'kilt'

KILT 8 

3 letters words from 'kilt'

ILK 7KIT 7
LIT 3TIK 7
TIL 3 

2 letters words from 'kilt'

IT 2KI 6
LI 2TI 2

All 4 letters words made out of kilt

kilt iklt klit lkit ilkt likt kitl iktl ktil tkil itkl tikl klti lkti ktli tkli ltki tlki iltk litk itlk tilk ltik tlik

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

Definitions and meaning of kilt

kilt

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /kɪlt/
  • Rhymes: -ɪlt

Etymology 1

From Middle English kilten (to tuck up, gird), apparently of North Germanic origin, ultimately from Old Norse kelta, kjalta (skirt; lap). Perhaps from Proto-Germanic *kelt-, *kelþǭ, *kilþį̄ (womb), from Proto-Indo-European *gelt- (round body; child). Cognate with Danish kilte (to tuck), Swedish kilta (to swathe). Related to English child.

Alternative forms

  • kelt, quelt (obsolete)

Verb

kilt (third-person singular simple present kilts, present participle kilting, simple past and past participle kilted)

  1. To gather up (skirts) around the body. [from 14th c.]
    • 1933, Lewis Grassic Gibbon, Cloud Howe, Polygon 2006 (A Scots Quair), p. 385:
      Else at her new place worked outdoor and indoor, she'd to kilt her skirts (if they needed kilting – and that was damned little with those short-like frocks) and go out and help at the spreading of dung […].

Noun

kilt (plural kilts)

  1. A traditional Scottish garment, usually worn by men, having roughly the same morphology as a wrap-around skirt, with overlapping front aprons and pleated around the sides and back, and usually made of twill-woven worsted wool with a tartan pattern. [from 18th c.]
  2. (historical) Any Scottish garment from which the above lies in a direct line of descent, such as the philibeg, or the great kilt or belted plaid
  3. A plaid, pleated school uniform skirt sometimes structured as a wrap around, sometimes pleated throughout the entire circumference; also used as boys' wear in 19th century USA.
  4. A variety of non-bifurcated garments made for men and loosely resembling a Scottish kilt, but most often made from different fabrics and not always with tartan plaid designs.
Synonyms
  • filibeg, philibeg
Translations

Etymology 2

kill +‎ -t

Alternative forms

  • killt

Verb

kilt

  1. (obsolete or colloquial, especially African-American Vernacular) Nonstandard form of killed: simple past tense and past participle of kill.
    • 1970 (reprinted 1999) Norman R. Yetman (ed.), Voices from Slavery: 100 Authentic Slave Narratives, Courier Corporation, →ISBN, p. 160:
      But tweren’t so awful long before Marse Hampton got kilt in de big battle, and Marse Thad, too. Dey was both kilt in de charge, right dere on de breastworks, with de guns in dey hands, dem two young masters of mine, right dere in dat Gettysburg battle [] And I was eighteen in dat October after dat big fight what Marse Thad and Marse Hampton got kilt in.

References

Anagrams

  • lik't

Cebuano

Etymology

From English kilt.

Noun

kilt

  1. a kilt

French

Pronunciation

Noun

kilt m (plural kilts)

  1. kilt

Further reading

  • “kilt”, in Trésor de la langue française informatisé [Digitized Treasury of the French Language], 2012.

Norwegian Bokmål

Verb

kilt

  1. past participle of kile

Portuguese

Noun

kilt m (plural kilts)

  1. kilt (traditional Scottish man’s skirt)

Romanian

Etymology

From English kilt.

Noun

kilt m (plural kilturi)

  1. kilt

Declension


Source: wiktionary.org
  • a skirtlike garment.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)