Yore in Scrabble Dictionary

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Is yore a Scrabble word?

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

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Is yore a Scrabble UK word?

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

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Is yore a Words With Friends word?

Yes. The word yore is a Words With Friends word. The word yore is worth 6 points in Words With Friends (WWF):

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Valid words made from Yore

You can make 16 words from 'yore' in our Scrabble US and Canada dictionary.

4 letters words from 'yore'

OYER 7YORE 7

3 letters words from 'yore'

ORE 3OYE 6
REO 3ROE 3
RYE 6YER 6

2 letters words from 'yore'

ER 2OE 2
OR 2OY 5
RE 2YE 5
YO 5 

All 4 letters words made out of yore

yore oyre yroe ryoe orye roye yoer oyer yeor eyor oeyr eoyr yreo ryeo yero eyro reyo eryo orey roey oery eory reoy eroy

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

Definitions and meaning of yore

yore

Etymology

From Middle English yore, yoare, yare, ȝore, ȝare, ȝeare, from Old English ġeāra (literally of years), of unclear origin but probably from Proto-Germanic *jērǫ̂, the genitive plural of Proto-Germanic *jērą (year). More at year.

Pronunciation

  • (Received Pronunciation) enPR: , IPA(key): /jɔː/
  • (General American) enPR: yôr, IPA(key): /jɔɹ/
  • (rhotic, without the horsehoarse merger) enPR: yōr, IPA(key): /jo(ː)ɹ/
  • (non-rhotic, without the horsehoarse merger) IPA(key): /joə/
  • Rhymes: -ɔː(ɹ)
  • Homophones: your, you're (accents with the pour–poor merger); yaw (non-rhotic accents with the horse–hoarse merger)

Noun

yore (uncountable)

  1. (poetic) a time long past.

Usage notes

A fossil; virtually unused outside the phrase of yore, especially the idiom days of yore.

Synonyms

  • foretime, yestertide; see also Thesaurus:the past

Translations

Adverb

yore (not comparable)

  1. (obsolete) In time long past; long ago.

Synonyms

  • long since, of old; see also Thesaurus:long ago

Anagrams

  • Roye, oyer, yero

Middle English

Adverb

yore

  1. yore (in a time long ago)
  2. (with past participle) for a long time
    • c. 1300, Anonymous, "Alison" (as printed in Oxford Dictionary of English Verse, 1900):
      Ichabbe y-yerned yore.

References

  • “yōre, adv.”, in MED Online, Ann Arbor, Mich.: University of Michigan, 2007.

Source: wiktionary.org
  • a sobbing sound.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)