Rick in Scrabble Dictionary

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Is rick a Scrabble word?

Yes. The word rick is a Scrabble US word. The word rick is worth 10 points in Scrabble:


Is rick a Scrabble UK word?

Yes. The word rick is a Scrabble UK word and has 10 points:


Is rick a Words With Friends word?

Yes. The word rick is a Words With Friends word. The word rick is worth 11 points in Words With Friends (WWF):


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Valid words made from Rick

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

4 letters words from 'rick'

RICK 10 

3 letters words from 'rick'

KIR 7 

2 letters words from 'rick'

KI 6 

All 4 letters words made out of rick

rick irck rcik crik icrk cirk rikc irkc rkic kric ikrc kirc rcki crki rkci krci ckri kcri ickr cikr ikcr kicr ckir kcir

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

Definitions and meaning of rick



  • (UK) IPA(key): /ɹɪk/
    Rhymes: -ɪk

Etymology 1

From Middle English *rykke, from Old English hrycce (rick, heap, pile), cognate with Scots ruk (rick), Norwegian ruka (rick, haystack). Related also to Old English hrēac (rick, stack), from Proto-Germanic *hraukaz (heap). Further relations: Dutch rook, Norwegian rauk, Swedish rök, Icelandic hraukur.

Alternative forms

  • ruck


rick (plural ricks)

  1. Straw, hay etc. stored in a stack for winter fodder, commonly protected with thatch.
    • (Can we date this quote by George Eliot and provide title, author's full name, and other details?)
      There is a remnant still of last year's golden clusters of beehive ricks, rising at intervals beyond the hedgerows; [].
  2. (US) A stack of wood, especially cut to a regular length; also used as a measure of wood, typically four by eight feet.
Derived terms
  • rickburner


rick (third-person singular simple present ricks, present participle ricking, simple past and past participle ricked)

  1. To heap up (hay, etc.) in ricks.

Etymology 2

From earlier wrick, from Middle English wricken, wrikken (to move back and forth), probably from Middle Dutch *verwricken or Middle Low German vorwricken. Cognate with West Frisian wrikke, wrikje, Dutch wrikken, Low German wricken, German wricken, Danish vrikke, Swedish vricka.


rick (third-person singular simple present ricks, present participle ricking, simple past and past participle ricked)

  1. To slightly sprain or strain the neck, back, ankle etc.

Etymology 3

Abbreviated form from recruit.


rick (plural ricks)

  1. (military, derogatory and demeaning) A brand new (naive) boot camp inductee.
    No turning back now rick, you are the property of the US government now.


  • crik

Source: wiktionary.org
  • RICINUS, a genus of plants of the Spurge family, containing one species, the castor-oil plant.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)