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Is nance a Scrabble word?

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

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Is nance a Scrabble UK word?

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

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Is nance a Words With Friends word?

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Valid words made from Nance

You can make 20 words from 'nance' in our Scrabble US and Canada dictionary.


5 letters words from 'nance'

NANCE 7 

4 letters words from 'nance'

ACNE 6ANCE 6
CANE 6CANN 6
NANE 4 

3 letters words from 'nance'

ACE 5ANE 3
ANN 3CAN 5
EAN 3NAE 3
NAN 3 

2 letters words from 'nance'

AE 2AN 2
EA 2EN 2
NA 2NE 2

All 5 letters words made out of nance

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

Definitions and meaning of nance

nance

Pronunciation

Etymology 1

From nancy. As a verb, cf. prance, dance, and mince.

Noun

nance (plural nances)

  1. (slang) Alternative form of nancy: an effeminate male homosexual.
    • 1992, Leigh W. Rutledge, The gay decades: from Stonewall to the present
      "Fairies, nances, swishes, fags, lezzes — call 'em what you please — should of course be permitted to earn honest livings []

Verb

nance (third-person singular simple present nances, present participle nancing, simple past and past participle nanced)

  1. (uncommon, slang) To move in a prissy or stereotypically gay way.
    nancing around in tight pants

Further reading

  • nance at OneLook Dictionary Search

Etymology 2

From Spanish nance

Noun

nance (plural nances)

  1. A large shrub or small tree of subtropical and tropical areas of the Americas, Byrsonima crassifolia, bearing a small, sweet, yellow fruit.

Anagrams

  • canne

Spanish

Etymology

From Classical Nahuatl nantzi.

Noun

nance m (plural nances)

  1. a fruit tree of the species Byrsonima crassifolia in the acerola family
  2. the fruit of this tree
  3. a kind of coffee grown in Costa Rica

Source: wiktionary.org
  • an effeminate young man.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)