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Is vex a Scrabble word?

Yes. The word vex is a Scrabble US word. The word vex is worth 13 points in Scrabble:


Is vex a Scrabble UK word?

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3 letters words from 'vex'

VEX 13 

2 letters words from 'vex'

EX 9 

All 3 letters words made out of vex

vex evx vxe xve exv xev

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Definitions and meaning of vex



From Middle English vexen, from Old French vexer, from Latin vēxāre (disturb, agitate, annoy). Displaced native Middle English grillen (to vex, annoy) from Old English grillan. Doublet of quake.


  • enPR: vĕks, IPA(key): /vɛks/
  • Rhymes: -ɛks


vex (third-person singular simple present vexes, present participle vexing, simple past and past participle vexed or (archaic) vext)

  1. (transitive, now rare) To trouble aggressively, to harass.
  2. (transitive) To annoy, irritate.
    Billy's professor was vexed by his continued failure to improve his grades.
  3. (transitive) To cause (mental) suffering to; to distress.
  4. (transitive, rare) To twist, to weave.
    • some English wool, vexed in a Belgian loom
  5. (intransitive, obsolete) To be irritated; to fret.
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  6. (transitive) To toss back and forth; to agitate; to disquiet.


  • For quotations using this term, see Citations:vex.


  • (to annoy): agitate, irk, irritate
  • (to cause mental suffering): afflict, grame, torment

Derived terms

Related terms

  • quake
  • vexatious



vex (plural vexes)

  1. (Scotland, obsolete) A trouble.


  • “vex” in Douglas Harper, Online Etymology Dictionary, 2001–2021.

  • VETTURINO, (Italian) one who lets or drives a vettura.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)