Snail in Scrabble Dictionary

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Is snail a Scrabble word?

Yes. The word snail is a Scrabble US word. The word snail is worth 5 points in Scrabble:

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Is snail a Scrabble UK word?

Yes. The word snail is a Scrabble UK word and has 5 points:

S1N1A1I1L1

Is snail a Words With Friends word?

Yes. The word snail is a Words With Friends word. The word snail is worth 7 points in Words With Friends (WWF):

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Valid words made from Snail

You can make 43 words from 'snail' in our Scrabble US and Canada dictionary.


5 letters words from 'snail'

ANILS 5NAILS 5
SLAIN 5SNAIL 5

4 letters words from 'snail'

AILS 4AINS 4
ANIL 4ANIS 4
ISNA 4LAIN 4
LIAS 4LINS 4
NAIL 4NILS 4
SAIL 4SAIN 4
SIAL 4 

3 letters words from 'snail'

AIL 3AIN 3
AIS 3ALS 3
ANI 3INS 3
LAS 3LIN 3
LIS 3NAS 3
NIL 3NIS 3
SAI 3SAL 3
SAN 3SIN 3

2 letters words from 'snail'

AI 2AL 2
AN 2AS 2
IN 2IS 2
LA 2LI 2
NA 2SI 2

All 5 letters words made out of snail

snail nsail sanil asnil nasil ansil snial nsial sinal isnal nisal insal sainl asinl sianl isanl aisnl iasnl naisl anisl niasl inasl ainsl iansl snali nsali sanli asnli nasli ansli snlai nslai slnai lsnai nlsai lnsai salni aslni slani lsani alsni lasni nalsi anlsi nlasi lnasi alnsi lansi snila nsila sinla isnla nisla insla snlia nslia slnia lsnia nlsia lnsia silna islna slina lsina ilsna lisna nilsa inlsa nlisa lnisa ilnsa linsa sailn asiln sialn isaln aisln iasln salin aslin slain lsain alsin lasin silan islan slian lsian ilsan lisan ailsn ialsn alisn laisn ilasn liasn nails anils nials inals ainls ianls nalis anlis nlais lnais alnis lanis nilas inlas nlias lnias ilnas linas ailns ialns alins lains ilans lians

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

Definitions and meaning of snail

snail

Etymology

From the Middle English snaile, snayle, from the Old English sneġel, from Proto-Germanic *snagilaz. Cognate with Low German Snagel, Snâel, Snâl (snail), German Schnegel (slug). Compare also Old Norse snigill, from Proto-Germanic *snigilaz.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /sneɪl/
  • Rhymes: -eɪl

Noun

snail (plural snails)

  1. Any of very many animals (either hermaphroditic or nonhermaphroditic), of the class Gastropoda, having a coiled shell.
  2. (informal, by extension) A slow person; a sluggard.
  3. (engineering) A spiral cam, or a flat piece of metal of spirally curved outline, used for giving motion to, or changing the position of, another part, as the hammer tail of a striking clock.
  4. (military, historical) A tortoise or testudo; a movable roof or shed to protect besiegers.
    • (Can we date this quote by Vegetius and provide title, author’s full name, and other details?) (in translation)
      They had also all manner of gynes [engines] [] that needful is [in] taking or sieging of castle or of city, as snails, that was naught else but hollow pavises and targets, under the which men, when they fought, were heled [protected] []
  5. The pod of the snail clover.

Synonyms

  • dodman, hodmandod (East Anglia, dialectal)

Derived terms

  • snail trefoil (Medicago scutellata)
  • snail mail
  • snail's pace

Translations

See also

  • heliciculture
  • slug

Verb

snail (third-person singular simple present snails, present participle snailing, simple past and past participle snailed)

  1. To move or travel very slowly.

Anagrams

  • Lains, Lians, anils, lains, nails, nilas, salin, slain

Source: wiktionary.org
  • full of snags.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)