Noir in Scrabble Dictionary

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Is noir a Scrabble word?

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

N1O1I1R1

Is noir a Scrabble UK word?

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

N1O1I1R1

Is noir a Words With Friends word?

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

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Valid words made from Noir

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


4 letters words from 'noir'

INRO 4IRON 4
NOIR 4NORI 4
ROIN 4 

3 letters words from 'noir'

ION 3NOR 3
RIN 3 

2 letters words from 'noir'

IN 2IO 2
NO 2OI 2
ON 2OR 2

All 4 letters words made out of noir

noir onir nior inor oinr ionr nori onri nroi rnoi orni roni niro inro nrio rnio irno rino oirn iorn orin roin iron rion

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

Definitions and meaning of noir

noir

Etymology

From film noir and French noir. Doublet of negro.

Pronunciation

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈnwɑː/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈnwɑɹ/
  • Rhymes: -ɑː(ɹ)

Adjective

noir (comparative more noir, superlative most noir)

  1. (film, television) Of or pertaining to film noir, or the atmosphere associated with that genre

Derived terms

  • neo-noir
  • noirish

Noun

noir (countable and uncountable, plural noirs)

  1. (film and television, uncountable) Film noir.
  2. (film and television, countable) A production in the style of film noir.

Anagrams

  • Iron, Orin, RINO, Rion, inro, inrō, iron, nori, roin

French

Alternative forms

  • Noir (for the noun with the sense "black person")

Etymology

From Middle French noir, from Old French noir, neir, from Latin nigrum, accusative of niger. Doublet of nègre.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /nwaʁ/
  • Rhymes: -waʁ

Adjective

noir (feminine singular noire, masculine plural noirs, feminine plural noires)

  1. black in colour.
  2. drunk; inebriated.
  3. black, of black ethnicity

Noun

noir m (plural noirs, feminine noire)

  1. a black person
  2. a person whose hair is dark
  3. dark; darkness
    Je suis seul dans le noir. - I'm alone in the dark.

Derived terms

  • noir de monde
  • une nuit noire
  • noirâtre

Related terms

  • noircir
  • noirceur

See also

  • film noir

Further reading

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

Middle French

Etymology

From Old French noir, neir.

Noun

noir m (uncountable)

  1. black

Adjective

noir m (feminine singular noire, masculine plural noirs, feminine plural noires)

  1. black

Descendants

  • French: noir

Old French

Alternative forms

  • neir

Etymology

From earlier neir, from Latin nigrum, accusative of niger.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /nojr/

Noun

noir m (oblique plural noirs, nominative singular noirs, nominative plural noir)

  1. black (color)

Adjective

noir m (oblique and nominative feminine singular noire)

  1. black; having a black color

Descendants

  • Middle French: noir
    • French: noir
  • Walloon: noer

Source: wiktionary.org
  • (French) a type of crime fiction.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)