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Is pulp a Scrabble word?

Yes. The word pulp is a Scrabble US word. The word pulp is worth 8 points in Scrabble:


Is pulp a Scrabble UK word?

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You can make 5 words from 'pulp' in our Scrabble US and Canada dictionary.

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3 letters words from 'pulp'

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2 letters words from 'pulp'

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All 4 letters words made out of pulp

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Definitions and meaning of pulp



From earlier pulpe, borrowed from Latin pulpa.


  • (Received Pronunciation, General Australian) IPA(key): /pʌlp/
  • (US) IPA(key): /pəlp/


pulp (usually uncountable, plural pulps)

  1. A soft, moist, shapeless mass or matter.
    1. A mixture of wood, cellulose and/or rags and water ground up to make paper.
    2. A mass of chemically processed wood fibres (cellulose).
    3. A suspension of mineral particles, typically achieved by some form of agitation.
    4. The soft center of a fruit.
    5. The soft center of a tooth.
    6. The very soft tissue in the spleen.
  2. A magazine or book containing lurid subject matter and characteristically printed on rough, unfinished paper.
    • 1983, Gary Hoppenstand, Ray Broadus Browne, The Defective Detective in the Pulps (page 2)
      The hard-hitting, action packed, thud and blunder adventure fantasy was a commodity during that somber decade: Americans paid money to forget their troubles, and the pulps were willing to sell.

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pulp (third-person singular simple present pulps, present participle pulping, simple past and past participle pulped)

  1. (transitive, intransitive) To make or be made into pulp.
  2. (transitive, slang) To beat to a pulp.
  3. (transitive) To deprive of pulp; to separate the pulp from.

Derived terms

  • pulper



pulp (comparative more pulp, superlative most pulp)

  1. (fiction) Of or pertaining to pulp magazines; in the style of a pulp magazine or the material printed within such a publication.
    • The Nightwing annual had what felt like a very 'pulp-ish' plot, and the Superman annual was great, with a very pulp plot and a incredible Doc Savage tribute cover.
    • Rather than Asimov I might suggest Stanley Weinbaum (since he died young and early in his career, he is far more "pulp" than Asimov - and remarkably readable - there is a LANCER collection of some of his short stories).


  • pulpish, pulpy

Source: wiktionary.org
  • to reduce to a soft, moist mass of matter.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)