Stour in Scrabble Dictionary

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

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Valid words made from Stour

You can make 41 words from 'stour' in our Scrabble US and Canada dictionary.


5 letters words from 'stour'

ROUST 5ROUTS 5
STOUR 5SUTOR 5
TORUS 5TOURS 5

4 letters words from 'stour'

ORTS 4OURS 4
OUST 4OUTS 4
ROST 4ROTS 4
ROUT 4RUST 4
RUTS 4SORT 4
SOUR 4SOUT 4
TORS 4TOUR 4

3 letters words from 'stour'

ORS 3ORT 3
OUR 3OUS 3
OUT 3ROT 3
RUT 3SOT 3
SOU 3SUR 3
TOR 3UTS 3

2 letters words from 'stour'

OR 2OS 2
OU 2SO 2
ST 2TO 2
UR 2US 2
UT 2 

All 5 letters words made out of stour

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

Definitions and meaning of stour

stour

Etymology 1

From Middle English store, stoor, stour (tall, powerful), from Old English stōr (tall, great, mighty, strong), from Proto-Germanic *stōraz, *stōrijaz (great, big, strong), from Proto-Indo-European *stār-, *stōr- (big, bulky). Akin to Scots stour (tall, large, great, stout), Saterland Frisian stor (great, many), Danish, Swedish and Norwegian stor (large, great), Icelandic stórr (large, tall), Polish stary (old, ancient) and probably Albanian shtoj (I add, increase). Compare also stoor, steer, stately.

Alternative forms

  • stoor, stoore, stoure, stowr, stuir, stur, sture, sturry

Pronunciation

  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˈstɔː/, /ˈstʊə/
  • (General American) IPA(key): /ˈstɔɹ/, /ˈstʊ(ə)ɹ/

Adjective

stour (comparative more stour, superlative most stour)

  1. (now rare outside dialects) Tall; large; stout.
  2. (now rare outside dialects) Strong; powerful; hardy; robust; sturdy.
    O stronge lady stoor, what doest thou?--Chaucer.
  3. (now rare outside dialects) Bold; audacious.
  4. (now rare outside dialects) Rough in manner; stern; austere; ill-tempered.
  5. (now rare outside dialects, of a voice) Rough; hoarse; deep-toned; harsh.
  6. (now rare outside dialects, of land or cloth) Stiff; inflexible.
  7. (obsolete) Resolute; unyielding.
Derived terms
  • stourly
  • stourness

Adverb

stour (comparative more stour, superlative most stour)

  1. (now chiefly dialectal) Severely; strongly.

Etymology 2

From Middle English stoure, stourre, from Old Norse staurr (a stake, pale), from Proto-Germanic *stauraz (pole, support), from Proto-Indo-European *stā- (to stand, place). Cognate with Icelandic staur (a stake, pole), Ancient Greek σταυρός (staurós, a stake, cross).

Pronunciation

  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˈstaʊə/, /ˈstaʊ.ə/
  • (General American) IPA(key): /ˈstaʊəɹ/, /ˈstaʊɹ/

Noun

stour (plural stours)

  1. A stake.
  2. A round of a ladder.
  3. A stave in the side of a wagon.
  4. A large pole by which barges are propelled against the stream; a poy.

Etymology 3

From Middle English stour, stor (conflict) from Anglo-Norman estur (conflict, struggle), from Old French estour, estor, estorme, estourmie, estormie (battle, assault, conflict, tumult), from Vulgar Latin *estorma, *storma (battle, conflict, storm), from Frankish *sturm (storm, commotion, battle), from Proto-Germanic *sturmaz (storm). Akin to Old High German sturm (battle, storm). More at storm.

Pronunciation

  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˈstɔː/, /ˈstʊə/
  • (General American) IPA(key): /ˈstɔɹ/, /ˈstʊ(ə)ɹ/

Noun

stour (plural stours)

  1. (obsolete) An armed battle or conflict.
    • , Book V:
      Then there began a passyng harde stoure, for the Romaynes ever wexed ever bygger.
    • 1600, Edward Fairfax, The Jerusalem Delivered of Tasso, XII, xv:
      This pair, who past have many a dreadful stour, / And proffer now to prove this venture stout, / Alone to this attempt let them go forth, / Alone than thousands of more price and worth.
  2. (obsolete) A time of struggle or stress.
  3. (now dialectal) Tumult, commotion; confusion.
  4. (Britain dialectal, Ulster) A blowing or deposit of dust; dust in motion or at rest; dust in general.

Verb

stour (third-person singular simple present stours, present participle stouring, simple past and past participle stoured)

  1. Alternative form of stoor

Anagrams

  • Rusto, Tours, roust, routs, sutor, torus, tours

Middle English

Alternative forms

  • stoor

Adjective

stour

  1. Alternative form of store

Source: wiktionary.org
  • STOUN, (Spenser) to stun, astound.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)