Pier in Scrabble Dictionary

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Is pier a Scrabble word?

Yes. The word pier is a Scrabble US word. The word pier is worth 6 points in Scrabble:

P3I1E1R1

Is pier a Scrabble UK word?

Yes. The word pier is a Scrabble UK word and has 6 points:

P3I1E1R1

Is pier a Words With Friends word?

Yes. The word pier is a Words With Friends word. The word pier is worth 7 points in Words With Friends (WWF):

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Valid words made from Pier

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


4 letters words from 'pier'

PERI 6PIER 6
RIPE 6 

3 letters words from 'pier'

IRE 3PER 5
PIE 5PIR 5
PRE 5REI 3
REP 5RIP 5

2 letters words from 'pier'

ER 2PE 4
PI 4RE 2

All 4 letters words made out of pier

pier iper peir epir iepr eipr pire ipre prie rpie irpe ripe peri epri prei rpei erpi repi ierp eirp irep riep erip reip

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

Definitions and meaning of pier

pier

Etymology

From Middle English pere (bridge pillar), from Medieval Latin pera, from Old Northern French pira (breakwater), from Vulgar Latin *petricus, from Latin petra.

Pronunciation

  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /pɪə/
  • (General American) enPR: pîr, IPA(key): /piɹ/
  • Rhymes: -ɪə(ɹ)
  • Homophone: peer

Noun

pier (plural piers)

  1. A raised platform built from the shore out over water, supported on piles; used to secure, or provide access to shipping; a jetty.
  2. A similar structure, especially at a seaside resort, used to provide entertainment.
  3. (US, nautical) A structure that projects tangentially from the shoreline to accommodate ships; often double-sided.
  4. A structure supporting the junction between two spans of a bridge.
  5. (architecture) A rectangular pillar, or similar structure, that supports an arch, wall or roof, or the hinges of a gate.

Derived terms

Translations

See also

  • jetty
  • mole
  • wharf

Anagrams

  • Peri, peri, peri-, prie, ripe

Dutch

Pronunciation

  • Rhymes: -ir

Etymology 1

From Middle Dutch pier, probably from the name Pierre.

Noun

pier m (plural pieren, diminutive piertje n)

  1. (zoology) A worm, earthworm (in Flanders)

Etymology 2

Borrowed from English pier.

Noun

pier m (plural pieren, diminutive piertje n)

  1. (architecture) A pier, jetty
Derived terms
  • wandelpier
See also
  • aanlegsteiger
  • golfbreker
  • hoofd
  • steiger

Etymology 3

Unknown; Flanders only

Alternative forms

  • piere (obsolete)

Noun

pier m (plural pieren, diminutive piertje n)

  1. (archaic) A physical trap
  2. (archaic) A figurative trap, ambush
  3. (archaic) A place one is trapped in:
    1. a prison
    2. a rabbit den
Derived terms
  • pieren
  • (trap types) steenpier(e), vliegepier(e)
  • pierkoorde

Verb

pier

  1. first-person singular present indicative of pieren
  2. imperative of pieren

References

  • M. J. Koenen & J. Endepols, Verklarend Handwoordenboek der Nederlandse Taal (tevens Vreemde-woordentolk), Groningen, Wolters-Noordhoff, 1969 (26th edition) [Dutch dictionary in Dutch]

Anagrams

  • prei
  • riep

Latin

Verb

pier

  1. first-person singular present passive subjunctive of piō

Middle English

Noun

pier

  1. Alternative form of pere (peer)

Adjective

pier

  1. Alternative form of pere (equal)

Romanian

Verb

pier

  1. first-person singular present indicative of pieri
  2. first-person singular present subjunctive of pieri

Romansch

Alternative forms

  • (Rumantsch Grischun, Sursilvan, Sutsilvan, Surmiran, Puter, Vallader) biera

Noun

pier f (plural piers)

  1. (Sutsilvan) beer, ale

Synonyms

  • gervosa

Source: wiktionary.org
  • a structure extending from land out over water.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)