Moth in Scrabble Dictionary

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Is moth a Scrabble word?

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

M3O1T1H4

Is moth a Scrabble UK word?

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

M3O1T1H4

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Yes. The word moth is a Words With Friends word. The word moth is worth 9 points in Words With Friends (WWF):

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Valid words made from Moth

You can make 14 words from 'moth' in our Scrabble US and Canada dictionary.


4 letters words from 'moth'

MOTH 9 

3 letters words from 'moth'

HOM 8HOT 6
MHO 8MOT 5
OHM 8THO 6
TOM 5 

2 letters words from 'moth'

HM 7HO 5
MO 4OH 5
OM 4TO 2

All 4 letters words made out of moth

moth omth mtoh tmoh otmh tomh moht omht mhot hmot ohmt homt mtho tmho mhto hmto thmo htmo othm tohm ohtm hotm thom htom

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

Definitions and meaning of moth

moth

Etymology 1

Germanic: from Old English moþþe, cognate with Dutch mot, German Motte.

Pronunciation

  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /mɒθ/
  • (General American) enPR: môth, IPA(key): /mɔθ/
  • (cotcaught merger, Canada) IPA(key): /mɑθ/, enPR: mŏth
  • Rhymes: -ɒθ

Noun

moth (plural moths)

  1. A usually nocturnal insect of the order Lepidoptera, distinguished from butterflies by feather-like antennae.
  2. (figuratively) Anything that gradually and silently eats, consumes, or wastes any other thing.
Synonyms
  • lep
Derived terms
Translations

Verb

moth (third-person singular simple present moths, present participle mothing, simple past and past participle mothed)

  1. (intransitive) To hunt for moths.
Derived terms
  • mothing

See also

  • butterfly
  • caterpillar
  • worm

Etymology 2

From Hindi मोठ (moṭh); see moth bean.

Pronunciation

  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /məʊt/
  • (General American) enPR: mōt, IPA(key): /moʊt/
  • Rhymes: -əʊt

Noun

moth (countable and uncountable, plural moths)

  1. The plant Vigna aconitifolia, moth bean.
Synonyms
  • (Vigna aconitifolia): Turkish gram, mat bean, matki
Derived terms
  • moth bean
  • moth flour
Translations

References

  • Vigna aconitifolia on Wikipedia.Wikipedia
  • Vigna aconitifolia on Wikispecies.Wikispecies
  • Vigna aconitifolia on Wikimedia Commons.Wikimedia Commons
  • moth at USDA Plants database

Etymology 3

Noun

moth (plural moths)

  1. Obsolete form of mote.
    • So that, dear lords, if I be left behind, / A moth of peace, and he go to the war, / The rites for which I love him are bereft me, / And I a heavy interim shall support / By his dear absence. Let me go with him.
  2. (dated) A liver spot, especially an irregular or feathery one.
    • 1895, Good Housekeeping, page 196, ISSN: 0731-3462
      To remove moth patches, wash the spots with a solution of common bicarbonate of soda and water several times a day, until the patches are removed, which will usually be in forty-eight hours.
    • 1999, R. L. Gupta, Directory of Diseases & Cures: In Homoeopathy, page 254, →ISBN.
      Craves for sour things, chalks and eggs, fatty people with light brown spots on the face or liver spots, moth patches on forehead and cheek.
    • 2005, J. D. Patil, Textbook of Applied Materia Medica, page 108, →ISBN.
      There are signs of liver affections as weakness, yellow complexion, liver spots, and moth spot like a saddle over the nose.

References


Anagrams

  • Thom

Old Irish

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /moθ/

Noun

moth m

  1. amazement, stupor
    • c. 875, Milan Glosses on the Psalms, published in Thesaurus Palaeohibernicus (reprinted 1987, Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies), edited and with translations by Whitley Stokes and John Strachan, vol. I, pp. 7–483, Ml. 68b9

Declension

Mutation

Further reading

  • Gregory Toner, Maire Ní Mhaonaigh, Sharon Arbuthnot, Dagmar Wodtko, Maire-Luise Theuerkauf, editors (2019), “1 moth”, in eDIL: Electronic Dictionary of the Irish Language

Source: wiktionary.org
  • a winged insect.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)