Riot in Scrabble Dictionary

What does riot mean? Is riot a Scrabble word?

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Is riot a Scrabble word?

Yes. The word riot is a Scrabble US word. The word riot is worth 4 points in Scrabble:

R1I1O1T1

Is riot a Scrabble UK word?

Yes. The word riot is a Scrabble UK word and has 4 points:

R1I1O1T1

Is riot a Words With Friends word?

Yes. The word riot is a Words With Friends word. The word riot is worth 4 points in Words With Friends (WWF):

R1I1O1T1

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Valid words made from Riot

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


4 letters words from 'riot'

RIOT 4ROTI 4
TIRO 4TORI 4
TRIO 4 

3 letters words from 'riot'

ORT 3RIT 3
ROT 3TOR 3

2 letters words from 'riot'

IO 2IT 2
OI 2OR 2
TI 2TO 2

All 4 letters words made out of riot

riot irot roit orit iort oirt rito irto rtio trio itro tiro roti orti rtoi troi otri tori iotr oitr itor tior otir toir

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

Definitions and meaning of riot

riot

Etymology

From Middle English riot (debauched living, dissipation), from Old French riote (debate). Compare French riotte and Occitan riòta.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈɹaɪ.ɪt/
  • (weak vowel merger) IPA(key): /ˈɹaɪ.ət/
  • Rhymes: -aɪət
  • Homophone: ryot

Noun

riot (countable and uncountable, plural riots)

  1. Wanton or unrestrained behavior; uproar; tumult.
  2. The tumultuous disturbance of the public peace by an unlawful assembly of three or more persons in the execution of some private object.
  3. A wide and unconstrained variety.
    • 1921, Edward Sapir, Language
      The human world is contracting not only prospectively but to the backward-probing eye of culture-history. Nevertheless we are as yet far from able to reduce the riot of spoken languages to a small number of "stocks".
    In summer this flower garden is a riot of colour.
  4. (obsolete) Excessive and expensive feasting; wild and loose festivity; revelry.
    • (Can we date this quote by Alexander Pope and provide title, author's full name, and other details?)
      the lamb thy riot dooms to bleed to-day

Derived terms

  • rioter
  • run riot
  • riot boosting

Translations

Verb

riot (third-person singular simple present riots, present participle rioting, simple past and past participle rioted)

  1. (intransitive) To create or take part in a riot; to raise an uproar or sedition.
  2. (intransitive, obsolete) To act in an unrestrained or wanton manner; to indulge in excess of feasting, luxury, etc.
    • (Can we date this quote by Daniel and provide title, author's full name, and other details?)
      Now he exact of all, wastes in delight, / Riots in pleasure, and neglects the law.
    • (Can we date this quote by Alexander Pope and provide title, author's full name, and other details?)
      No pulse that riots, and no blood that glows.
  3. (transitive) To cause to riot; to throw into a tumult.
  4. (transitive) To annoy.

Translations

Anagrams

  • Tori, Troi, roti, tiro, tori, trio

Source: wiktionary.org
  • RIOJA, (Spanish) a dry red wine.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)