Zed in Scrabble Dictionary

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Is zed a Scrabble word?

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


Is zed a Scrabble UK word?

Yes. The word zed is a Scrabble UK word and has 13 points:


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Valid words made from Zed

You can make 3 words from 'zed' in our Scrabble US and Canada dictionary.

3 letters words from 'zed'

ZED 13 

2 letters words from 'zed'

DE 3ED 3

All 3 letters words made out of zed

zed ezd zde dze edz dez

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Definitions and meaning of zed



From Middle English zed, zedde, zede, from Old French zede, from Late Latin zeta, from Ancient Greek ζῆτα (zêta). Letter had rare nonstandard usage in Old English, such as in bezt, where it represented "ts" (compare the German pronunciation of Z). For the sleep sense, see zzz. The zombie sense comes from the initial letter.


  • IPA(key): /zɛd/
  • Rhymes: -ɛd


zed (plural zeds) (chiefly Commonwealth)

  1. The name of the Latin-script letter Z.
  2. (in combination) Something Z-shaped.
  3. (colloquial, usually in the plural) Sleep.
  4. (slang) A zombie.
    A horde of zeds began to shuffle into the shopping mall.


  • (all): zee (US, Newfoundland)
  • (letter): izzard (Scotland)
  • (sleep): zee (Canada) (more common)


See also

  • (Latin-script letter names) letter; a, bee, cee, dee, e, ef, gee, aitch, i, jay, kay, el, em, en, o, pee, cue, ar, ess, tee, u, vee, double-u, ex, wye, zee / zed


zed (third-person singular simple present zeds, present participle zedding, simple past and past participle zedded) (chiefly Britain, Australia, New Zealand, Canada, Ireland, South Africa)

  1. (intransitive, informal) To sleep or nap. (Compare zzz, catch some z's.)
  2. (intransitive, rare) To zigzag; to move with sharp alternating turns.
    • 1931, Reginald Rankin, The Collected Works of Lt. Colonel Sir Reginald Rankin
      We were zedding hell-bells up the hill towards Cervione, with a bank of road metal and a precipice on our left...

See also

  • zeta

Source: wiktionary.org
  • ANATOMIZE, to dissect, examine minutely.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)