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Is trig a Scrabble word?

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

T1R1I1G2

Is trig a Scrabble UK word?

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

T1R1I1G2

Is trig a Words With Friends word?

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

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Valid words made from Trig

You can make 10 words from 'trig' in our Scrabble US and Canada dictionary.

4 letters words from 'trig'

GIRT 5GRIT 5
TRIG 5 

3 letters words from 'trig'

GIT 4RIG 4
RIT 3TIG 4

2 letters words from 'trig'

GI 3IT 2
TI 2 

All 4 letters words made out of trig

trig rtig tirg itrg ritg irtg trgi rtgi tgri gtri rgti grti tigr itgr tgir gtir igtr gitr rigt irgt rgit grit igrt girt

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

Definitions and meaning of trig

trig

Pronunciation

  • (UK, US) IPA(key): /tɹɪɡ/, [t̠ʰɹ̠̊ɪɡ]
  • Rhymes: -ɪɡ

Etymology 1

From Middle English trig, tryg, from Old Norse tryggr (loyal, faithful, true), from Proto-Germanic *triwwiz (loyal, faithful, true). Cognate with Old English trīewe (faithful, loyal, true). More at true.

Adjective

trig (comparative trigger, superlative triggest)

  1. (now chiefly dialectal) True; trusty; trustworthy; faithful.
  2. (now chiefly dialectal) Safe; secure.
  3. (now chiefly dialectal) Tight; firm; steady; sound; in good condition or health.
  4. Neat; tidy; trim; spruce; smart.
    • 1857, J. Rarey, "The Taming of Horses" in British Quarterly Review
      we possess of pig's skin and stirrups to keep them square and trig
    • 1973, Newsweek, April 16
      The [torture] stories seemed incongruent with the men telling them – a trim, trig lot who, given a few pounds more flesh, might have stepped right out of a recruiting poster.
  5. (now chiefly dialectal) Active; clever.
Translations

Noun

trig (plural trigs)

  1. (now chiefly dialectal) A dandy; coxcomb.

Etymology 2

Clipping of trigonometry.

Noun

trig (countable and uncountable, plural trigs)

  1. (uncountable) Trigonometry.
  2. (surveying, countable, informal) A trigonometric point, trig point.

Etymology 3

See trigger.

Noun

trig (plural trigs)

  1. (UK) A stone, block of wood, or anything else, placed under a wheel or barrel to prevent motion; a scotch; a skid.
  2. The mark for players at skittles, etc.

Verb

trig (third-person singular simple present trigs, present participle trigging, simple past and past participle trigged)

  1. (transitive) To stop (a wheel, barrel, etc.) by placing something under it; to scotch; to skid.

Etymology 4

Compare Danish trykke (to press).

Verb

trig (third-person singular simple present trigs, present participle trigging, simple past and past participle trigged)

  1. To fill; to stuff; to cram.
    • 1660, Henry More, An Explanation of the Grand Mystery of Godliness

Etymology 5

Clipping.

Noun

trig (plural trigs)

  1. (medicine, informal) triglyceride

References

  • trig in The Century Dictionary, New York, N.Y.: The Century Co., 1911.

Anagrams

  • Grit, girt, grit

Old English

Alternative forms

  • treġ

Etymology

From Proto-Germanic *trugaz, *trugą, *truh-, *trauh-, *trawją, from Proto-Indo-European *drAuk(')- (a type of vessel). Akin to Old English trōg (trough).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /trij/

Noun

triġ n

  1. a wooden board with a low rim, tray

Declension

Synonyms

  • trēġ
  • trog

Source: wiktionary.org
  • TRIFURCATE, to divide into three forks.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)