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Is oar a Scrabble word?

Yes. The word oar is a Scrabble US word. The word oar is worth 3 points in Scrabble:

O1A1R1

Is oar a Scrabble UK word?

Yes. The word oar is a Scrabble UK word and has 3 points:

O1A1R1

Is oar a Words With Friends word?

Yes. The word oar is a Words With Friends word. The word oar is worth 3 points in Words With Friends (WWF):

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Valid words made from Oar

You can make 4 words from 'oar' in our Scrabble US and Canada dictionary.


3 letters words from 'oar'

OAR 3ORA 3

2 letters words from 'oar'

AR 2OR 2

All 3 letters words made out of oar

oar aor ora roa aro rao

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Definitions and meaning of oar

oar

Etymology

Old English ār, from Proto-Germanic *airō (oar). Cognate to Old Norse ár.

Pronunciation

  • In British & some other non-rhotic accents:
    • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ɔː/
    • (non-rhotic, without the horsehoarse merger) IPA(key): /oə/
    • Homophones: aw, awe (in non-rhotic accents with the horse–hoarse merger)
  • In US & some other rhotic accents:
    • (General American) enPR: ôr, IPA(key): /ɔɹ/
    • (rhotic, without the horsehoarse merger) enPR: ōr, IPA(key): /o(ː)ɹ/
    • Homophones: ore, o'er; or (in accents with the horse-hoarse merger)
  • Rhymes: -ɔː(ɹ)

Noun

oar (plural oars)

  1. A type of lever used to propel a boat, having a flat blade at one end and a handle at the other, and pivoted in a rowlock atop the gunwale, whereby a rower seated in the boat and pulling the handle can pass the blade through the water by repeated strokes against the water's resistance, thus moving the boat .
  2. An oarsman; a rower.
    He is a good oar.
  3. (zoology) An oar-like swimming organ of various invertebrates.

Synonyms

  • (implement used to propel a boat): paddle

Derived terms

  • stick one's oar in

Translations

Verb

oar (third-person singular simple present oars, present participle oaring, simple past and past participle oared)

  1. (literary) To row; to travel with, or as if with, oars.
    • 1950, Mervyn Peake, Gormenghast
      Turning the long tables upside down — and there were twelve of them — they seated themselves, one behind another, within the upturned table tops as though they were boats and were about to oar their way into some fabulous ocean.

Translations

Anagrams

  • AOR, AoR, Ora, ROA, Rao, Roa, aro, ora

West Frisian

Adjective

oar

  1. other
  2. different

Inflection

This adjective needs an inflection-table template.

Derived terms

  • feroarje

Further reading

  • “oar (I)”, in Wurdboek fan de Fryske taal (in Dutch), 2011

Source: wiktionary.org
  • to propel a boat with long, broad-bladed poles.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)