Lickspittle in Scrabble Dictionary

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Yes. The word lickspittle is a Scrabble US word. The word lickspittle is worth 19 points in Scrabble:

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Is lickspittle a Scrabble UK word?

Yes. The word lickspittle is a Scrabble UK word and has 19 points:

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Yes. The word lickspittle is a Words With Friends word. The word lickspittle is worth 23 points in Words With Friends (WWF):

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You can make 380 words from 'lickspittle' in our Scrabble US and Canada dictionary.


11 letters words from 'lickspittle'

LICKSPITTLE 19 

9 letters words from 'lickspittle'

TICKLIEST 15 

8 letters words from 'lickspittle'

ELLIPTIC 12LICKSPIT 16
LIPSTICK 16LITTLIES 8
PICKIEST 16SLITLIKE 12
TILLIEST 8TILLITES 8

7 letters words from 'lickspittle'

CELLIST 9EKISTIC 13
ELICITS 9ELITIST 7
EPICIST 11ICKIEST 13
ICKLEST 13ILLIPES 9
ILLITES 7KILLIES 11
KILTIES 11KITTELS 11
KITTIES 11KITTLES 11
LIPLIKE 13LITTLES 7
LITTLIE 7PELITIC 11
PICKETS 15PICKLES 15
PIETIST 9PILLIES 9
PLISKIE 13SICLIKE 13
SILICLE 9SKELPIT 13
SKEPTIC 15SKILLET 11
SKITTLE 11SPILITE 9
SPITTLE 9STICKIT 13
STICKLE 13TICKETS 13
TICKIES 13TICKLES 13
TILLITE 7 

6 letters words from 'lickspittle'

CEILIS 8CITIES 8
CLEIKS 12CLIPES 10
ELICIT 8ICIEST 8
ILICES 8ILLEST 6
ILLIPE 8ILLITE 6
KILLIE 10KILTIE 10
KITSET 10KITTEL 10
KITTLE 10KLETTS 10
LIKEST 10LILIES 6
LISTEL 6LITTLE 6
PICKET 14PICKLE 14
PILLIE 8PISTIL 8
PITIES 8SEPTIC 10
SICKIE 12SICKLE 12
SILKIE 10SPLICE 10
STELIC 8STILET 6
STIPEL 8TICKET 12
TICKLE 12TISICK 12
TITLES 6 

5 letters words from 'lickspittle'

CEILI 7CEILS 7
CELLI 7CELLS 7
CELTS 7CESTI 7
CIELS 7CILLS 7
CITES 7CLEIK 11
CLEPT 9CLIES 7
CLIPE 9CLIPS 9
CLIPT 9EPICS 9
ICKLE 11ISLET 5
ISTLE 5KELLS 9
KELPS 11KELTS 9
KEPIS 11KILLS 9
KILPS 11KILTS 9
KIPES 11KITES 9
KLETT 9LICIT 7
LICKS 11LIKES 9
LILTS 5LISLE 5
LITES 5PECKS 13
PELLS 7PELTS 7
PETIT 7PETTI 7
PICKS 13PIETS 7
PIKES 11PIKIS 11
PILEI 7PILES 7
PILIS 7PILLS 7
PISTE 7PLIES 7
SEPIC 9SKELL 9
SKELP 11SKILL 9
SKITE 9SLEPT 7
SLICE 7SLICK 11
SLIPE 7SLIPT 7
SPECK 13SPEIL 7
SPELK 11SPELL 7
SPELT 7SPICE 9
SPICK 13SPIEL 7
SPIKE 11SPILE 7
SPILL 7SPILT 7
SPITE 7SPLIT 7
STEIL 5STELL 5
STEPT 7STICK 11
STILE 5STILL 5
STILT 5STIPE 7
TEILS 5TELIC 7
TELLS 5TICES 7
TICKS 11TIKES 9
TIKIS 9TILES 5
TILLS 5TILTS 5
TIPIS 7TITIS 5
TITLE 5 

4 letters words from 'lickspittle'

CEIL 6CELL 6
CELS 6CELT 6
CEPS 8CIEL 6
CILL 6CIST 6
CITE 6CITS 6
CLIP 8EIKS 8
ELKS 8ELLS 4
ELTS 4EPIC 8
ETIC 6ICES 6
ILKS 8ILLS 4
ISIT 4ISLE 4
KELL 8KELP 10
KELT 8KEPI 10
KEPS 10KEPT 10
KEST 8KETS 8
KILL 8KILP 10
KILT 8KIPE 10
KIPS 10KIST 8
KITE 8KITS 8
LEIS 4LEKS 8
LEPS 6LEPT 6
LEST 4LETS 4
LICE 6LICK 10
LIES 4LIKE 8
LILT 4LIPE 6
LIPS 6LISK 8
LISP 6LIST 4
LITE 4LITS 4
PECK 12PECS 8
PELL 6PELT 6
PEST 6PETS 6
PICE 8PICK 12
PICS 8PIES 6
PIET 6PIKE 10
PIKI 10PILE 6
PILI 6PILL 6
PISE 6PITS 6
PLIE 6SECT 6
SEIK 8SEIL 4
SEKT 8SELL 4
SEPT 6SETT 4
SICE 6SICK 10
SIKE 8SILE 4
SILK 8SILL 4
SILT 4SIPE 6
SITE 4SKEP 10
SKET 8SKIP 10
SKIT 8SLIP 6
SLIT 4SPEC 8
SPEK 10SPET 6
SPIC 8SPIE 6
SPIK 10SPIT 6
STEP 6STET 4
STIE 4TECS 6
TEIL 4TELL 4
TELS 4TELT 4
TEST 4TETS 4
TICE 6TICK 10
TICS 6TIES 4
TIKE 8TIKI 8
TILE 4TILL 4
TILS 4TILT 4
TIPI 6TIPS 6
TIPT 6TITE 4
TITI 4TITS 4

3 letters words from 'lickspittle'

CEL 5CEP 7
CIS 5CIT 5
EIK 7ELK 7
ELL 3ELS 3
ELT 3EST 3
ICE 5ICK 9
ILK 7ILL 3
ITS 3KEP 9
KET 7KIP 9
KIS 7KIT 7
LEI 3LEK 7
LEP 5LES 3
LET 3LIE 3
LIP 5LIS 3
LIT 3PEC 7
PES 5PET 5
PIC 7PIE 5
PIS 5PIT 5
PSI 5PST 5
SEC 5SEI 3
SEL 3SET 3
SIC 5SIK 7
SIP 5SIT 3
SKI 7TEC 5
TEL 3TES 3
TET 3TIC 5
TIE 3TIL 3
TIP 5TIS 3
TIT 3TSK 7

2 letters words from 'lickspittle'

EL 2ES 2
ET 2IS 2
IT 2KI 6
LI 2PE 4
PI 4SI 2
ST 2TE 2
TI 2 

Definitions and meaning of lickspittle

lickspittle

Alternative forms

  • lick-spittle

Etymology

A compounding: lick (pass one’s tongue over) + spittle (saliva); the verb may derive by back-formation from the nominal derivation lickspittling (see below).

Pronunciation

  • (Received Pronunciation) enPR: lĭkʹspĭtl, lĭkʹspĭtəl, IPA(key): /ˈlɪkspɪtl/, /ˈlɪkspɪtəl/,

Noun

lickspittle (plural lickspittles)

  1. A fawning toady; a base sycophant.
    • 1857, Charlotte Brontë, The Professor, ch. 5:
      "I've found you out and know you thoroughly, you mean, whining lickspittle!"
    • 1920, Sherwood Anderson, Poor White, ch. 21:
      "You're a suck, a suck and a lickspittle, that's what you are," said the pale man, his voice trembling with passion.
    • 2013 May 23, "Note to politicians: Stop blaming the media for your problems (Editorial)," Globe and Mail (Canada) (retrieved 23 May 2013):
      In Ottawa, Senator Marjory LeBreton claimed in a speech on Wednesday that allegations of spending abuses by her colleagues were “hyped-up media stories” that were inevitable in a “town populated by Liberal elites and their media lickspittles.”
  2. (by extension) The practice of giving empty flattery for personal gain.

Synonyms

  • (fawning toady): brown noser, flatterer, sycophant, toady

Derived terms

  • lickspittling (verbal noun)
  • lickspittlery

Translations

Verb

lickspittle (third-person singular simple present lickspittles, present participle lickspittling, simple past and past participle lickspittled)

  1. (transitive and intransitive) To play the toady; take the role of a lickspittle to please (someone).
    • 1886, Aylmer and Louise Maude (translators), Leo Tolstoy (author), The Light Shines in Darkness, act 1:
      "[Y]ou take his side, and that is wrong! ...If some young school teacher, or some young lad, lickspittles to him, it's bad enough."

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Source: wiktionary.org