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Is lyme a Scrabble word?

Yes. The word lyme is a Scrabble US word. The word lyme is worth 9 points in Scrabble:

L1Y4M3E1

Is lyme a Scrabble UK word?

Yes. The word lyme is a Scrabble UK word and has 9 points:

L1Y4M3E1

Is lyme a Words With Friends word?

The word lyme is NOT a Words With Friends word.

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Valid words made from Lyme

You can make 15 words from 'lyme' in our Scrabble US and Canada dictionary.

4 letters words from 'lyme'

ELMY 9LYME 9
YELM 9YLEM 9

3 letters words from 'lyme'

ELM 5LEY 6
LYE 6LYM 8
MEL 5 

2 letters words from 'lyme'

EL 2EM 4
ME 4MY 7
YE 5 

All 4 letters words made out of lyme

lyme ylme lmye mlye ymle myle lyem ylem leym elym yelm eylm lmey mley lemy elmy mely emly ymel myel yeml eyml meyl emyl

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

Definitions and meaning of lyme

lyme

Pronunciation

Verb

lyme (third-person singular simple present lymes, present participle lyming, simple past and past participle lymed)

  1. (Jamaican, slang) to hang out (to spend time doing nothing in particular)

Anagrams

  • Emly, elmy, myel-, yelm, ylem

Jamaican Creole

Noun

lyme (plural: lyme dem or lymes dem, quantified: lyme)

  1. Alternative spelling of lime.

Verb

lyme

  1. Alternative spelling of lime.

Middle English

Etymology 1

From Old English lim, from Proto-Germanic *limuz.

Alternative forms

  • lym, lime, lim, limæ, leome, leme

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /lim/, /leːm/

Noun

lyme (plural lymes)

  1. organ, body part
  2. limb, extremity of the body
  3. (figuratively) An extremity, branch, or extension.
  4. (Christianity) A good Christian.
  5. A devoted member of any other cause.

Descendants

  • English: limb
  • Scots: lim, lym

References

  • “lim, n.(1).”, in MED Online, Ann Arbor, Mich.: University of Michigan, 2007, retrieved 2018-04-09.

Etymology 2

From Old English līm, from Proto-Germanic *līmaz.

Alternative forms

  • lym, lime, lim

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /liːm/

Noun

lyme

  1. lime, quicklime
  2. birdlime
  3. mortar, grout

Descendants

  • English: lime

References

  • “līm, n.(2).”, in MED Online, Ann Arbor, Mich.: University of Michigan, 2007, retrieved 2018-04-09.

Source: wiktionary.org
  • a kind of bloodhound.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)