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Is yaws a Scrabble word?

Yes. The word yaws is a Scrabble US word. The word yaws is worth 10 points in Scrabble:

Y4A1W4S1

Is yaws a Scrabble UK word?

Yes. The word yaws is a Scrabble UK word and has 10 points:

Y4A1W4S1

Is yaws a Words With Friends word?

Yes. The word yaws is a Words With Friends word. The word yaws is worth 9 points in Words With Friends (WWF):

Y3A1W4S1

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Valid words made from Yaws

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


4 letters words from 'yaws'

SWAY 10WAYS 10
YAWS 10 

3 letters words from 'yaws'

AYS 6SAW 6
SAY 6SWY 9
WAS 6WAY 9
YAS 6YAW 9

2 letters words from 'yaws'

AS 2AW 5
AY 5YA 5

All 4 letters words made out of yaws

yaws ayws ywas wyas awys ways yasw aysw ysaw syaw asyw sayw ywsa wysa yswa sywa wsya swya awsy wasy aswy sawy wsay sway

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

Definitions and meaning of yaws

yaws

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈjɔːz/
  • Homophone: yours (some non-rhotic accents)

Etymology 1

Origin uncertain.

Noun

yaws (uncountable)

  1. (medicine) A contagious tropical disease, caused by the spirochete Treponema pertenue, characterized by yellowish or reddish tumors, which often resemble currants, strawberries, or raspberries.
    • 1997, Roy Porter, The Greatest Benefit to Mankind, Folio Society 2016, p. 16:
      Other threats came from organisms co-evolving with humans, including tapeworms and such spirochaetes as Treponema, the agent of syphilis, and the similar skin infection, yaws.
Synonyms
  • parangi
Translations

Etymology 2

Inflected forms.

Verb

yaws

  1. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of yaw

Noun

yaws

  1. plural of yaw

Anagrams

  • -ways, Sway, sway, ways

Source: wiktionary.org
  • YAWPER, one who yawps, cries hoarsely.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)