Pish in Scrabble Dictionary

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Is pish a Scrabble word?

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

P3I1S1H4

Is pish a Scrabble UK word?

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

P3I1S1H4

Is pish a Words With Friends word?

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

P4I1S1H3

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Valid words made from Pish

You can make 16 words from 'pish' in our Scrabble US and Canada dictionary.


4 letters words from 'pish'

HIPS 9PHIS 9
PISH 9SHIP 9

3 letters words from 'pish'

HIP 8HIS 6
ISH 6PHI 8
PIS 5PSI 5
SIP 5 

2 letters words from 'pish'

HI 5IS 2
PI 4SH 5
SI 2 

All 4 letters words made out of pish

pish ipsh psih spih isph siph pihs iphs phis hpis ihps hips pshi sphi phsi hpsi shpi hspi ishp sihp ihsp hisp ship hsip

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

Definitions and meaning of pish

pish

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /pɪʃ/

Interjection

pish

  1. Expressing disdain.

Synonyms

  • pht, feh, meh, pooh, pshaw, bah, poh; see also Thesaurus:bah

Noun

pish (plural pishes)

  1. A sibilant noise (e.g. "psshh") made by birders and ornithologists to attract small birds.

Verb

pish (third-person singular simple present pishes, present participle pishing, simple past and past participle pished)

  1. To try to attract birds by making a sibilant noise (e.g. "psshh").
  2. To express contempt.

Adjective

pish (comparative more pish, superlative most pish)

  1. (vulgar, colloquial, chiefly Scotland) Of poor quality; very bad.

Usage notes

  • Most commonly found in the gerund or present participle pishing.

References

  • pish in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.
  • Dunne, Peter (2006). The Art of Pishing: How to Attract Birds by Mimicking Their Calls. →ISBN.
  • Langham, G. M.; Contreras, T. A. & Sieving, K. E. (2006). Why pishing works: Titmouse (Paridae) scolds elicit a generalized response in bird communities. Ecoscience 13 (4): 485–496. doi:10.2980/1195-6860(2006)13[485:WPWTPS]2.0.CO;2

Anagrams

  • -ship, HIPs, hiPS, hips, phis, ship

Chinook Jargon

Etymology 1

Borrowed from English fish, or possibly French pêche.

Noun

pish

  1. fish

Etymology 2

From Chinook opitshka.

Noun

pish

  1. fire
Synonyms
  • piah

Mohegan-Pequot

Alternative forms

  • beesh (obsolete orthography)

Etymology

From English peas.

Noun

pish

  1. peas

References

  • A Vocabulary of Mohegan-Pequot (John D. Prince, Frank G. Speck)

Scots

Etymology

From late Middle English pyshe, variant of pisse.

Pronunciation

  • enPR: pĭsh, IPA(key): /pɪʃ/
  • Rhymes: -ɪʃ

Noun

pish (uncountable)

  1. (vulgar) Urine, piss.
  2. (vulgar) Crust on a scabbing wound.

Verb

pish (third-person singular present pishes, present participle pishin, past pished, past participle pished)

  1. To urinate, to piss.

Derived terms

  • reekin o pish

Adjective

pish (comparative mair pish, superlative maist pish)

  1. (vulgar) Not very good, in fact quite bad.

Interjection

pish

  1. An expression of disdain.

References

  • “pish” in the Dictionary of the Scots Language, Edinburgh: Scottish Language Dictionaries.

Western Apache

Etymology

From English fish.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [pʰɪ̀ʃ]

Noun

pish

  1. fish

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