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Is trou a Scrabble word?

Yes. The word trou is a Scrabble US word. The word trou is worth 4 points in Scrabble:

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Is trou a Scrabble UK word?

Yes. The word trou is a Scrabble UK word and has 4 points:

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Is trou a Words With Friends word?

The word trou is NOT a Words With Friends word.

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You can make 14 words from 'trou' in our Scrabble US and Canada dictionary.


4 letters words from 'trou'

ROUT 4TOUR 4
TROU 4 

3 letters words from 'trou'

ORT 3OUR 3
OUT 3ROT 3
RUT 3TOR 3

2 letters words from 'trou'

OR 2OU 2
TO 2UR 2
UT 2 

All 4 letters words made out of trou

trou rtou toru otru rotu ortu truo rtuo turo utro ruto urto tour otur tuor utor outr uotr rout orut ruot urot ourt uort

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

Definitions and meaning of trou

trou

Etymology

From trousers.

Noun

trou (uncountable)

  1. (New Zealand, US) Trousers.
  2. (US) Rowing spandex shorts.

Derived terms

  • drop trou

References

  • OED 2006

Anagrams

  • Tour, rout, tour

Afrikaans

Etymology

From Dutch trouwen (similar root to Engl. "troth")

Verb

trou (present trou, present participle trouende, past participle getrou)

  1. to marry

Usage notes

  • Alongside regular het getrou, this verb has an alternative irregular past tense is getroud, which can be read both as active and passive:
Dit is die kerk waar ons op die ouderdom van 20 jaar getroud is. — “This is the church where we married (or: were married) at the age of 20.”
  • The above construction refers to the past and is clearly verbal. Beyond this, getroud can also be an adjective in a phrase like the following:
Ons is gelukkig getroud. — “We are happily married.

French

Etymology

From Medieval Latin traugus, a "barbarous" Latin word first attested in the Ripuarian Law, probably related to torus (round hill). Thought to be of Celtic, specifically Gaulish, origin.

Related to Catalan trauc, Occitan trauc.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /tʁu/

Noun

trou m (plural trous)

  1. hole
  2. blank (memory)
  3. pause in conversation

Derived terms

See also

  • ouverture

References

Further reading

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

Anagrams

  • tour

Source: wiktionary.org
  • TROTTOIR, (French) pavement.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)