Wool in Scrabble Dictionary

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Is wool a Scrabble word?

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


Is wool a Scrabble UK word?

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


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Valid words made from Wool

You can make 9 words from 'wool' in our Scrabble US and Canada dictionary.

4 letters words from 'wool'


3 letters words from 'wool'


2 letters words from 'wool'

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All 4 letters words made out of wool

wool owol wool owol oowl oowl wolo owlo wloo lwoo olwo lowo wolo owlo wloo lwoo olwo lowo oolw oolw olow loow olow loow

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

Definitions and meaning of wool



From Middle English wolle, from Old English wull, from Proto-Germanic *wullō (cognate with Saterland Frisian Wulle, German Low German Wull, Dutch wol, German Wolle, Norwegian ull), from Proto-Indo-European *h₂wĺ̥h₁neh₂ (compare Welsh gwlân, Latin lāna, Lithuanian vìlna, Russian во́лос (vólos), Bulgarian влас (vlas), Albanian lesh (wool, hair, fleece)).


  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /wʊl/
  • (General American) enPR: wo͝ol, IPA(key): /wʊl/, [wʊ̠ɫ], [wɫ̩]
  • Rhymes: -ʊl


wool (usually uncountable, plural wools)

  1. The hair of the sheep, llama and some other ruminants.
    • 2006, Nigel Guy Wilson, Ancient Greece, page 692
      The sheep were caught and plucked, because shears had not yet been invented to cut the wool from the sheep's back.
  2. A cloth or yarn made from the wool of sheep.
  3. Anything with a texture like that of wool.
    • 1975, Anthony Julian Huxley, Plant and Planet, page 223
      The groundsels have leaves covered in wool for insulation []
  4. A fine fiber obtained from the leaves of certain trees, such as firs and pines.
  5. (obsolete) Short, thick hair, especially when crisped or curled.
  6. (Britain, New Zealand) yarn (including that which is made from synthetic fibers.)
  7. (Scouse) Derogatory term for residents of the satellite towns outside Liverpool, such as St Helens or Warrington. See also Yonner.


  • (cloth or yarn): felt, tweed, worsted

Coordinate terms

  • (hair of sheep): goathair, horsehair, qiviut

Derived terms


  • Japanese: ウール (ūru)


See also

  • wool on Wikipedia.Wikipedia




  1. Soft mutation of gool.

Source: wiktionary.org
  • seductive.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)