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Yes. The word wem is a Scrabble UK word and has 8 points:


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You can make 7 words from 'wem' in our Scrabble US and Canada dictionary.

3 letters words from 'wem'


2 letters words from 'wem'

EM 4EW 5
ME 4WE 5

All 3 letters words made out of wem

wem ewm wme mwe emw mew

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Definitions and meaning of wem



  • IPA(key): /wɛm/


From Middle English wem, wemme, from Old English wamm (stain, spot, scar, disgrace, defect, defilement, sin, evil, crime, injury, loss, hurt, misfortune), from Proto-Germanic *wammaz (stain, spot), from Proto-Indo-European *wemh₁- (to spew, vomit). Cognate with Icelandic vamm (loss, damage), Latin vomō (vomit, verb) (English vomit), Ancient Greek ἐμέω (eméō, I spew) (English emesis), Lithuanian vemti (to vomit), Sanskrit वमति (vamati, to vomit)

Alternative forms

  • weam, weem
  • wame, wan (Scotland)


wem (plural wems)

  1. (Britain dialectal) A spot, stain, or mark; (by extension) a (moral) blemish or fault.
    • 1822, sir Walter Scott (bart [novels, collected]), Historical romances of the author of Waverley, page 513:
      "It is even so," he added, as he gazed on the Sub-Prior with astonishment; "neither wem nor wound — not so much as a rent in his frock!"

Derived terms

  • wemless
  • wemmy


  • MWE, Mew, mew



  • IPA(key): /veːm/



  1. (interrogative) dative of wer, (to) whom (indirect object).

Further reading

  • “wem” in Duden online

Source: wiktionary.org
  • WELTSCHMERZ, (German) mental depression or apathy caused by comparison of the actual state of the world with an ideal state.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)