Swig in Scrabble Dictionary

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Is swig a Scrabble word?

Yes. The word swig is a Scrabble US word. The word swig is worth 8 points in Scrabble:

S1W4I1G2

Is swig a Scrabble UK word?

Yes. The word swig is a Scrabble UK word and has 8 points:

S1W4I1G2

Is swig a Words With Friends word?

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

S1W4I1G3

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Valid words made from Swig

You can make 9 words from 'swig' in our Scrabble US and Canada dictionary.


4 letters words from 'swig'

SWIG 8WIGS 8

3 letters words from 'swig'

GIS 4SIG 4
WIG 7WIS 6

2 letters words from 'swig'

GI 3IS 2
SI 2 

All 4 letters words made out of swig

swig wsig siwg iswg wisg iwsg swgi wsgi sgwi gswi wgsi gwsi sigw isgw sgiw gsiw igsw gisw wigs iwgs wgis gwis igws giws

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

Definitions and meaning of swig

swig

Etymology

Unknown, mid 16th c. Perhaps connected with Old English swelgan (to swallow).

Pronunciation

  • (UK, US) IPA(key): /swɪɡ/
  • Rhymes: -ɪɡ

Verb

swig (third-person singular simple present swigs, present participle swigging, simple past and past participle swigged)

  1. To drink (usually by gulping or in a greedy or unrefined manner); to quaff.
    Synonyms: chug, gulp, guzzle, quaff
  2. (obsolete) To suck.
    • 1684, Thomas Creech, Idylliums of Theocritus
  3. (nautical) To take up the last bit of slack in rigging by taking a single turn around a cleat, then hauling on the line above and below the cleat while keeping tension on the line.
    Synonym: sweating

Synonyms

  • See also Thesaurus:drink

Translations

Noun

swig (plural swigs)

  1. (obsolete) Drink, liquor. [1540s–?]
  2. (by extension) A long draught from a drink. [from 1620s]
    Synonyms: draught, sip, swill
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Marryat to this entry?)
  3. (obsolete) A person who drinks deeply.
  4. (nautical) A tackle with ropes which are not parallel.
  5. Warm beer flavoured with spices, lemon, etc.

Synonyms

  • See also Thesaurus:drink

Translations

Anagrams

  • WSGI, wigs

Source: wiktionary.org
  • SWIFTNESS, the state of being swift.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)