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Is sloe a Scrabble word?

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

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Is sloe a Scrabble UK word?

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

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Valid words made from Sloe

You can make 19 words from 'sloe' in our Scrabble US and Canada dictionary.


4 letters words from 'sloe'

LOSE 4OLES 4
SLOE 4SOLE 4

3 letters words from 'sloe'

ELS 3LES 3
LOS 3OES 3
OLE 3OSE 3
SEL 3SOL 3

2 letters words from 'sloe'

EL 2ES 2
LO 2OE 2
OS 2SO 2

All 4 letters words made out of sloe

sloe lsoe sole osle lose olse sleo lseo selo eslo leso elso soel osel seol esol oesl eosl loes oles leos elos oels eols

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

Definitions and meaning of sloe

sloe

Etymology

From Middle English slo, sla, slagh, from Old English slāh, from Proto-Germanic *slaihǭ, *slaihwō, from Proto-Indo-European *(s)leh₃y- (bluish). Doublet of Sliwa.

Pronunciation

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈsləʊ/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈsloʊ/
  • Rhymes: -əʊ
  • Homophone: slow

Noun

sloe (plural sloes)

  1. The small, bitter, wild fruit of the blackthorn (Prunus spinosa).
    • 1796, Zoonomia, or, the Laws of Organic Life, by Erasmus Darwin, part II.I.I.III
      There is also a dryness in the mouth from the increased action of the absorbent vessels, when a sloe or a crab-apple are masticated...
    • 1872, The Snow Queen by H. C. Andersen, translation by Paull:
      The dew-drops fell like water, leaf after leaf dropped from the trees, the sloe-thorn alone still bore fruit, but the sloes were sour, and set the teeth on edge. Oh, how dark and weary the whole world appeared!
  2. The tree Prunus spinosa.
  3. Any of various other plants of the genus Prunus, as a shrub or small tree, Prunus alleghaniensis, bearing dark-purple fruit.

Derived terms

  • sloe gin
  • sloe-eyed

Translations

Anagrams

  • EOLs, ESOL, Elos, LEOs, Leos, Lose, OELs, Sole, elos, leos, lose, selo, sole

Norwegian Nynorsk

Alternative forms

  • (verb): sloa (a-infinitive)

Etymology

From Old Norse slóði m.

Noun

sloe m (definite singular sloen, indefinite plural sloar, definite plural sloane)

  1. a bunch of branches or small trees that one drags after one self (to haul hey, sweep away snow, or used as a break)
  2. a lazy person, a good-for-nothing, a n'er-do-well

Verb

sloe (present tense sloar, past tense sloa, past participle sloa, passive infinitive sloast, present participle sloande, imperative slo)

  1. (transitive) to drag
  2. (intransitive) to be lazy

References

  • “sloe” in The Nynorsk Dictionary.

Anagrams

  • lose, sole

Source: wiktionary.org
  • SLOCKEN, (Scots) to quench, moisten.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)