Spry in Scrabble Dictionary

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Is spry a Scrabble word?

Yes. The word spry is a Scrabble US word. The word spry is worth 9 points in Scrabble:

S1P3R1Y4

Is spry a Scrabble UK word?

Yes. The word spry is a Scrabble UK word and has 9 points:

S1P3R1Y4

Is spry a Words With Friends word?

Yes. The word spry is a Words With Friends word. The word spry is worth 9 points in Words With Friends (WWF):

S1P4R1Y3

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Valid words made from Spry

You can make 4 words from 'spry' in our Scrabble US and Canada dictionary.

4 letters words from 'spry'

PRYS 9SPRY 9

3 letters words from 'spry'

PRY 8SPY 8

All 4 letters words made out of spry

spry psry srpy rspy prsy rpsy spyr psyr sypr yspr pysr ypsr sryp rsyp syrp ysrp rysp yrsp prys rpys pyrs yprs ryps yrps

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

Definitions and meaning of spry

spry

Etymology

From British dialectal sprey, from Old Norse sprækr (nimble, lively) from Proto-Germanic *sprēkiz (lively), from Proto-Indo-European *(s)pereg- (to strew, jerk, sprinkle, scatter). Cognate with Icelandic sprækur (lively, spry), Norwegian sprek (lively, healthy), dialectal Swedish sprygg (brisk, very active, skittish). More at spark. Related to sprack, sprig, sprug, freckle.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /spɹaɪ/
  • Rhymes: -aɪ

Adjective

spry (comparative sprier, superlative spriest)

  1. Having great power of leaping or running; nimble; active.
  2. Vigorous; lively; cheerful.
    • 1992, Robert Rankin, The Antipope (page 68)
      The Captain folded his brow into a look of intense perplexity. 'You seem exceedingly spry for a man who demolished an entire bottle of brandy and better part of an ounce of shag in a single evening.'
      'And very nice too,' said the tramp. 'Now as to breakfast?'

Translations

Anagrams

  • Prys, syrp

Source: wiktionary.org
  • SPRUSH, (Scots) to spruce, make neat.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)