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Is loof a Scrabble word?

Yes. The word loof is a Scrabble US word. The word loof is worth 7 points in Scrabble:

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Is loof a Scrabble UK word?

Yes. The word loof is a Scrabble UK word and has 7 points:

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Valid words made from Loof

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


4 letters words from 'loof'

FOOL 7LOOF 7

3 letters words from 'loof'

FOO 6LOO 3
OOF 6 

2 letters words from 'loof'

LO 2OF 5
OO 2 

All 4 letters words made out of loof

loof olof loof olof oolf oolf lofo olfo lfoo floo oflo folo lofo olfo lfoo floo oflo folo oofl oofl ofol fool ofol fool

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

Definitions and meaning of loof

loof

Pronunciation

  • Rhymes: -uːf

Etymology 1

From Middle English lufe, love, lofe, luf (palm of the hand), from Old English lōf, *lōfa, from Proto-Germanic *lōfô (palm of the hand; paw; oar blade, paddle).

Noun

loof (plural loofs)

  1. (anatomy, now chiefly dialectal, Northern England, Scotland) The palm of the hand.
  2. (anatomy, now chiefly dialectal, Northern England, Scotland) The hand, especially, the hand outspread and upturned.

Etymology 2

From Middle English lof (a contrivance for altering a ship's course, paddle, oar), from Middle Dutch loef (an oar or paddle used in steering), ultimately of the same origin as Etymology 1.

Noun

loof (plural loofs)

  1. (nautical, obsolete) A contrivance (apparently a paddle or an oar) used for altering the course of a ship.
  2. (nautical) The after part of the bow of a ship where the sides begin to curve.

Etymology 3

Noun

loof (uncountable)

  1. The spongy fibers of the fruit of a cucurbitaceous plant (Luffa aegyptiaca).

Related terms

  • loofah

Anagrams

  • Olof, floo, fool

Dutch

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /loːf/
  • Hyphenation: loof
  • Rhymes: -oːf

Etymology 1

From Middle Dutch lôof, from Old Dutch *lōf, from Proto-West Germanic *laub, from Proto-Germanic *laubą.

Noun

loof n (uncountable)

  1. foliage
Derived terms
  • loofboom
  • loofbos
  • witloof

Etymology 2

See the etymology of the main entry.

Verb

loof

  1. first-person singular present indicative of loven
  2. imperative of loven

Middle Dutch

Etymology

From Old Dutch *lōf, from Proto-West Germanic *laub, from Proto-Germanic *laubą.

Noun

lôof n

  1. leaf
  2. foliage, leaves

Inflection

This noun needs an inflection-table template.

Descendants

  • Dutch: loof
  • Limburgish: louf

Further reading

  • “loof”, in Vroegmiddelnederlands Woordenboek, 2000
  • Verwijs, E.; Verdam, J. (1885–1929) , “loof (I)”, in Middelniederlandsch Woordenboek, The Hague: Martinus Nijhoff, →ISBN, page I

Middle English

Noun

loof

  1. Alternative form of lof (loaf)

Source: wiktionary.org
  • the palm of the hand.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)