Sus in Scrabble Dictionary

Lookup Word Points and Definitions

What does sus mean? Is sus a Scrabble word?

How many points in Scrabble is sus worth? sus how many points in Words With Friends? What does sus mean? Get all these answers on this page.

Scrabble® and Words with Friends® points for sus

See how to calculate how many points for sus.

Is sus a Scrabble word?

Yes. The word sus is a Scrabble US word. The word sus is worth 3 points in Scrabble:

S1U1S1

Is sus a Scrabble UK word?

Yes. The word sus is a Scrabble UK word and has 3 points:

S1U1S1

Is sus a Words With Friends word?

The word sus is NOT a Words With Friends word.

Our tools

Valid words made from Sus

You can make 2 words from 'sus' in our Scrabble US and Canada dictionary.


3 letters words from 'sus'

SUS 3 

2 letters words from 'sus'

US 2 

All 3 letters words made out of sus

sus uss ssu ssu uss sus

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

Definitions and meaning of sus

sus

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /sʌs/
  • Rhymes: -ʌs
  • Homophone: suss

Etymology 1

Clipping of suspicion.

Noun

sus (uncountable)

  1. (Britain, informal) Suspicion (in terms of a sus law).
    • 2002, Simon James, British Government: A Reader in Policy Making (page 84)
      The committee [] said ‘sus’ had acquired a symbolic significance out of all proportion to its significance as a criminal charge.

Etymology 2

Clipping of suspicious.

Adjective

sus (comparative more sus, superlative most sus)

  1. (slang) Suspicious; having suspicions or questions.
  2. (slang) Suspicious; raising suspicions, causing people to have suspicions.
    • 1972, Frank Norman, The lives of Frank Norman: told in extracts from his autobiographical books Banana boy, Stand on me, Bang to rights, The guntz:
      Why this should be I will never know except I might be a pretty sus looking geezer or something. They took about six of us who were in the cafe down the nick and dubbed us up in separate peters. After a long while these two bogies came into ...

See also

  • sus chord

Anagrams

  • U.S.S., USS, USs, us's

Afrikaans

Etymology

From Dutch zus, shortening of zuster. Equivalent to a shortening of suster.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /sœs/

Noun

sus (plural susse, diminutive sussie)

  1. sister (female sibling)
    Synonym: suster

Related terms

  • suster

Aromanian

Alternative forms

  • ãnsus, nsus, nsusu, susu

Etymology

From Late Latin sūsum, from Latin sursūm. Compare Romanian sus.

Adverb

sus

  1. up

Antonyms

  • ghios/nghios

Cebuano

Etymology

Probably a shortening of susmaryosep.

Interjection

sus

  1. used as an expression of anger, frustration or disbelief

Chuukese

Etymology

Borrowed from English shoes.

Noun

sus

  1. shoe

Danish

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /suːs/, [suːˀs]

Noun

sus n (singular definite suset, plural indefinite sus)

  1. whistling, singing
  2. whisper, soughing
  3. whizz
  4. rush (pleasurable sensation experienced after use of a stimulant)

Inflection

Synonyms

  • susen

Verb

sus

  1. imperative of suse

Finnish

Etymology

Shortening from Jeesus.

Interjection

sus

  1. oh; used only in the expression shown in the example below

French

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /sy/
  • Homophones: su, sue, suent, sues, sut, sût
  • Rhymes: -y

Etymology 1

From Old French [Term?], from Vulgar Latin sūsum, from Latin sūrsum. Cognate to Italian su.

Adverb

sus

  1. (dated) up
Derived terms
  • en sus
  • en sus de

Etymology 2

see savoir

Verb

sus

  1. first/second-person singular past historic of savoir

Further reading

  • “sus” in Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).

Irarutu

Noun

sus

  1. (woman's) breast

References

  • J. C. Anceaux, The Linguistic Situation in the Islands of Yapen, Kurudu, Nau and Miosnum (2013), page 46

Latin

Etymology

From Proto-Indo-European *suH-. Compare Ancient Greek ὗς (hûs), Pali sūkara, English swine, sow.

Pronunciation

  • (Classical) IPA(key): /suːs/
  • (Ecclesiastical) IPA(key): /sus/

Noun

sūs m or f (irregular, genitive suis); third declension

  1. pig

Declension

Third-declension noun (irregular).

Synonyms

  • porcus, scrofa

Derived terms

Descendants

  • Romanian: sor (possibly)
  • Sardinian: sue (Campidanese)

References

  • sus in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • sus in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • sus in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)
  • sus in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[4], London: Macmillan and Co.
  • De Vaan, Michiel (2008) Etymological Dictionary of Latin and the other Italic Languages (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 7), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN

Middle French

Etymology

From Old French sus.

Adverb

sus

  1. on; on top of

Preposition

sus

  1. on; on top of; atop

Descendants

  • French: sus (obsolete)

Norman

Pronunciation

Etymology 1

From Old French sus, from Latin sursum.

Preposition

sus

  1. (Guernsey) on

Etymology 2

Verb

sus

  1. first-person singular preterite of saver

Northern Sami

Pronunciation

Pronoun

sus

  1. locative of son

Norwegian Nynorsk

Verb

sus

  1. imperative of susa

Old French

Etymology 1

From Latin subtus.

Alternative forms

  • suz, souz, sos, sost

Preposition

sus

  1. under; underneath
Descendants
  • Middle French: soubs
    • French: sous
  • Norman: souôs

Etymology 2

From Late Latin sūsum, from Latin sūrsum.

Preposition

sus

  1. on; on top of; atop
Descendants
  • French: sus
  • Norman: sus

Portuguese

Interjection

sus!

  1. come on! (inducing courage or willpower)

Romanian

Etymology

From Late Latin sūsum, from Latin sūrsum.

Adverb

sus

  1. up

Antonyms

  • jos

See also

  • deasupra
  • peste

Spanish

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /sus/

Adjective

sus pl (possessive determiner)

  1. plural of su; one's, his, her, its, their (with plural possessee).
  2. (formal) Your (with plural possessee).
Related terms



Turkish

Verb

sus

  1. second-person singular imperative of susmak

Zazaki

Noun

sus n

  1. A plant used in drug production

Source: wiktionary.org
  • SURVIVOR, one that survives.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)