Stye in Scrabble Dictionary

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Is stye a Scrabble word?

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

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Is stye a Scrabble UK word?

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

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Is stye a Words With Friends word?

Yes. The word stye is a Words With Friends word. The word stye is worth 6 points in Words With Friends (WWF):

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Valid words made from Stye

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


4 letters words from 'stye'

STEY 7STYE 7
TYES 7YEST 7

3 letters words from 'stye'

EST 3SET 3
SEY 6STY 6
SYE 6TES 3
TYE 6YES 6
YET 6 

2 letters words from 'stye'

ES 2ET 2
ST 2TE 2
YE 5 

All 4 letters words made out of stye

stye tsye syte yste tyse ytse stey tsey sety esty tesy etsy syet yset seyt esyt yest eyst tyes ytes teys etys yets eyts

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

Definitions and meaning of stye

stye

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈstaɪ/
  • Rhymes: -aɪ

Etymology 1

First recorded in the 17th century; probably a back-formation from styany (first recorded in the 15th century), which in turn comes from styan plus eye, the former from the Old English stīġend (rising, riser; stye), from the verb stīgan (climb, ascend).

Noun

stye (plural styes)

  1. (medicine) A bacterial infection in the eyelash or eyelid.
Synonyms
  • hordeolum, powk (dialect)
Translations

Etymology 2

Noun

stye (plural styes)

  1. Archaic form of sty. (shelter for pigs)
Quotations
  • For quotations using this term, see Citations:stye.

Anagrams

  • Tyes, etys, stey, teys, tyes, yest, yet's, yets

Middle English

Etymology 1

From Old English stīġ.

Noun

stye

  1. Alternative form of sty (path)

Etymology 2

From Old Norse stigi.

Noun

stye

  1. Alternative form of stie (ladder)

Source: wiktionary.org
  • STUTTERING, the act of stuttering.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)