Ruly in Scrabble Dictionary

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Is ruly a Scrabble word?

Yes. The word ruly is a Scrabble US word. The word ruly is worth 7 points in Scrabble:

R1U1L1Y4

Is ruly a Scrabble UK word?

Yes. The word ruly is a Scrabble UK word and has 7 points:

R1U1L1Y4

Is ruly a Words With Friends word?

Yes. The word ruly is a Words With Friends word. The word ruly is worth 8 points in Words With Friends (WWF):

R1U2L2Y3

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Valid words made from Ruly

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


4 letters words from 'ruly'

RULY 7 

3 letters words from 'ruly'

LUR 3RYU 6

2 letters words from 'ruly'

UR 2YU 5

All 4 letters words made out of ruly

ruly urly rluy lruy ulry lury ruyl uryl ryul yrul uyrl yurl rlyu lryu rylu yrlu lyru ylru ulyr luyr uylr yulr lyur ylur

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

Definitions and meaning of ruly

ruly

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈɹuːli/
  • Hyphenation: ru‧ly
  • Rhymes: -uːli

Etymology 1

From Middle English rewly, ruly, rewely, reweliche, from Old English hrēowlīċ (grievous, pitiful, sad, wretched, cruel), equivalent to rue +‎ -ly.

Adjective

ruly (comparative rulier or more ruly, superlative ruliest or most ruly)

  1. (obsolete) Pitiable; miserable.

Etymology 2

From Middle English rewly, reoly, reowliche, from Old English hrēowlīċe (cruelly), equivalent to rue +‎ -ly.

Adverb

ruly (comparative rulier or more ruly, superlative ruliest or most ruly)

  1. (obsolete) Pitiably; miserably.

Etymology 3

Back-formation from unruly, or perhaps a continuation of Middle English rewly, ruly, reuli (subject to a religious rule, regular), equivalent to rule +‎ -ly, rule +‎ -y; or perhaps from Old French rulé, reulé, rieulé (ruled), past participle of rieuler (to rule). More at rule.

Adjective

ruly (comparative rulier, superlative ruliest)

  1. (rare) Neat and orderly.

Source: wiktionary.org
  • RULLION, (Scots) a rawhide shoe.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)