Lier in Scrabble Dictionary

What does lier mean? Is lier a Scrabble word?

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Is lier a Scrabble word?

Yes. The word lier is a Scrabble US word. The word lier is worth 4 points in Scrabble:

L1I1E1R1

Is lier a Scrabble UK word?

Yes. The word lier is a Scrabble UK word and has 4 points:

L1I1E1R1

Is lier a Words With Friends word?

Yes. The word lier is a Words With Friends word. The word lier is worth 5 points in Words With Friends (WWF):

L2I1E1R1

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Valid words made from Lier

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


4 letters words from 'lier'

LEIR 4LIER 4
LIRE 4RIEL 4
RILE 4 

3 letters words from 'lier'

IRE 3LEI 3
LIE 3REI 3

2 letters words from 'lier'

EL 2ER 2
LI 2RE 2

All 4 letters words made out of lier

lier iler leir elir ielr eilr lire ilre lrie rlie irle rile leri elri lrei rlei erli reli ierl eirl irel riel eril reil

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

Definitions and meaning of lier

lier

Etymology

From Middle English lier, equivalent to lie +‎ -er. Compare ligger, lidger, ledger.

Pronunciation

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈlaɪ.ə/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈlaɪ.ɚ/
  • Rhymes: -aɪə(ɹ)
  • Homophones: liar, lyre

Noun

lier (plural liers)

  1. A person or thing that lies, in the sense of being horizontal.
  2. A lie-abed; one who stays in bed late.
  3. Obsolete spelling of liar
  4. Misspelling of liar.

See also

  • liar

Anagrams

  • Iler, Irel., Reil, Riel, lire, riel, rile

Dutch

Etymology

From Middle Dutch liere, from Latin lyra, from Ancient Greek λύρα (lúra).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /lir/, [liːr], [liə̯r]
  • Hyphenation: lier
  • Rhymes: -ir

Noun

lier f (plural lieren, diminutive liertje n)

  1. (music) lyre
  2. (music) hurdy-gurdy, wheel fiddle
  3. winch

Derived terms

  • draailier
  • lierhert
  • zijn lier aan de wilgen hangen

French

Etymology

From Old French lier, from Latin ligāre, present active infinitive of ligō, from Proto-Indo-European *leyǵ- (to bind).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /lje/

Verb

lier

  1. to link
  2. to associate
  3. (cooking) to thicken

Conjugation

Derived terms

  • fou à lier
  • liaison
  • se lier d'amitié

Related terms

Descendants

  • German: liieren

Further reading

  • “lier” in le Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).

Anagrams

  • lire

Latin

Verb

līer

  1. first-person singular present passive subjunctive of līō

Norwegian Nynorsk

Noun

lier f

  1. indefinite plural of li

Old French

Alternative forms

  • liier, lïer (diaereses not universally used by scholars of Old French)

Etymology

From Latin ligāre, present active infinitive of ligō.

Verb

lier

  1. to tie up; to connect with a tie

Conjugation

This verb conjugates as a first-group verb ending in -er. Old French conjugation varies significantly by date and by region. The following conjugation should be treated as a guide.

Descendants

  • French: lier
    • German: liieren
  • Middle English: lien
    • English: lye
  • ? Galician: lear
  • ? Portuguese: liar
  • ? Spanish: liar

Source: wiktionary.org
  • one who lies.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)