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Is tic a Scrabble word?

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

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Is tic a Scrabble UK word?

Yes. The word tic is a Scrabble UK word and has 5 points:

T1I1C3

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

3 letters words from 'tic'

CIT 5TIC 5

2 letters words from 'tic'

IT 2TI 2

All 3 letters words made out of tic

tic itc tci cti ict cit

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Definitions and meaning of tic

tic

Etymology

Borrowed from French tic.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /tɪk/
  • Rhymes: -ɪk
  • Homophone: tick

Noun

tic (plural tics)

  1. (neurology) A sudden, nonrhythmic motor movement or vocalization.
  2. (by extension) Something that is done or produced habitually or characteristically.
  3. (abbreviation, informal) ticket

Translations

Verb

tic (third-person singular simple present tics, present participle ticcing, simple past and past participle ticced)

  1. (intransitive) To exhibit a tic; to undergo a sudden, semi-voluntary muscle movement.

Translations

Further reading

  • tic on Wikipedia.Wikipedia

Anagrams

  • CTI, ICT, TCI, cit, cit.

Acholi

Noun

tic

  1. work

Catalan

Pronunciation

  • (Balearic, Central, Valencian) IPA(key): /ˈtik/

Noun

tic m (plural tics)

  1. tic

Further reading

  • “tic” in Diccionari català-valencià-balear, Antoni Maria Alcover and Francesc de Borja Moll, 1962.
  • “tic” in Gran Diccionari de la Llengua Catalana, Grup Enciclopèdia Catalana.
  • “tic” in Diccionari de la llengua catalana, segona edició, Institut d’Estudis Catalans.

French

Etymology

Onomatopoeic.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /tik/
  • Homophone: tique

Noun

tic m (plural tics)

  1. tic

Descendants

  • English: tic
  • German: Tic
  • Portuguese: tique

Further reading

  • “tic”, in Trésor de la langue française informatisé [Digitized Treasury of the French Language], 2012.

Italian

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈtik/
  • Rhymes: -ik
  • Hyphenation: tìc

Noun

tic m (invariable)

  1. tic, twitch

References


Latvian

Verb

tic

  1. 3rd person singular present indicative form of ticēt
  2. 3rd person plural present indicative form of ticēt
  3. (with the particle lai) 3rd person singular imperative form of ticēt
  4. (with the particle lai) 3rd person plural imperative form of ticēt

Spanish

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈtik/, [ˈt̪ik]

Noun

tic m (plural tics)

  1. tic (movement)
  2. tick (written mark)
  3. tick (sound)

Related terms

  • tictac/tic-tac
  • tictaquear

Further reading

  • “tic” in Diccionario de la lengua española, Vigésima tercera edición, Real Academia Española, 2014.

Source: wiktionary.org
  • in birds, a bone formed by the fusion of the tibia and some of the tarsals.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)