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Is twee a Scrabble word?

Yes. The word twee is a Scrabble US word. The word twee is worth 7 points in Scrabble:

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Is twee a Scrabble UK word?

Yes. The word twee is a Scrabble UK word and has 7 points:

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Is twee a Words With Friends word?

Yes. The word twee is a Words With Friends word. The word twee is worth 7 points in Words With Friends (WWF):

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Valid words made from Twee

You can make 15 words from 'twee' in our Scrabble US and Canada dictionary.


4 letters words from 'twee'

TWEE 7WEET 7

3 letters words from 'twee'

EEW 6EWE 6
EWT 6TEE 3
TEW 6WEE 6
WET 6 

2 letters words from 'twee'

EE 2ET 2
EW 5TE 2
WE 5 

All 4 letters words made out of twee

twee wtee tewe etwe wete ewte twee wtee tewe etwe wete ewte teew etew teew etew eetw eetw weet ewet weet ewet eewt eewt

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

Definitions and meaning of twee

twee

Etymology

From a childish pronunciation of sweet. The Oxford English Dictionary records the first use in 1905 in Punch.

Pronunciation

  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /twiː/
  • Rhymes: -iː

Adjective

twee (comparative more twee or tweer, superlative most twee or tweest)

  1. (Britain, derogatory) Overly quaint, dainty, cute or nice.
    Those Beatrix Potter animals are a little twee for my taste.

Synonyms

  • cutesy (US)
  • precious
  • saccharine
  • syrupy

Related terms

  • twee pop

Anagrams

  • ewte, weet

Afrikaans

Alternative forms

  • twé (obsolete)

Etymology

From Dutch twee, from Middle Dutch twee, twe, from Old Dutch twē, neuter form of twēne, from Proto-West Germanic *twai-, from Proto-Germanic *twai, from Proto-Indo-European *dwóh₁.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /tvɪə̯/, /tveə/

Numeral

twee

  1. two

Anagrams

  • weet

Dutch

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /tʋeː/
  • Hyphenation: twee
  • Rhymes: -eː

Etymology 1

From Middle Dutch twêe, from Old Dutch twē, neuter form of twēne, from Proto-West Germanic *twai-, from Proto-Germanic *twai, from Proto-Indo-European *dwóh₁i.

Numeral

twee

  1. two
Derived terms
  • tweebaans
  • tweehonderd
  • tweetal
  • tweetalig
  • tweetallig
  • tweebenig
Descendants
  • Afrikaans: twee

Etymology 2

Noun

twee f (plural tweeën, diminutive tweetje n)

  1. two

Anagrams

  • weet
  • wete

Low German

Alternative forms

  • twei (Mecklenburgisch-Vorpommersch)

Etymology

From Middle Low German twê, from Old Saxon twene (two).

Numeral

twee

  1. two

Coordinate terms


Middle Dutch

Etymology

From Old Dutch twē, neuter form of twēne, from Proto-West Germanic *twai-.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /tweː/

Numeral

twêe

  1. two

Descendants

  • Dutch: twee
  • Limburgish: twei, twieë
  • Zealandic: tweê

Further reading

  • “twee”, in Vroegmiddelnederlands Woordenboek, 2000
  • Verwijs, E.; Verdam, J. (1885–1929) , “twee”, in Middelnederlandsch Woordenboek, The Hague: Martinus Nijhoff, →ISBN

Plautdietsch

Etymology

From Middle Low German twê, from Old Saxon twene (two).

Numeral

twee

  1. two, twain

Source: wiktionary.org
  • TWEAKING, the act of tweaking.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)