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Is “Ab” a Scrabble Word?

Yes Ab is valid in Scrabble for 4 points

“Ab” is an acceptable word within the Scrabble dictionary that is legal to play in games. Ab is worth a total of 4 points when played in Scrabble.

Definition of Ab


  • Abdominal muscle.


  • An abscess caused by injecting an illegal drug, usually heroin.


  • To abseil.


  • (now rare outside medicine) To miscarry; to bring forth (non-living) offspring prematurely.
  • To cause a premature termination of (a fetus); to end a pregnancy before term.
  • To end prematurely; to stop in the preliminary stages; to turn back.


  • The expulsion from the womb of a foetus or embryo before it is fully developed, with loss of the foetus; either naturally as a spontaneous abortion (now usually called a miscarriage), or deliberately as an induced abortion.
  • An aborted foetus; an abortus.
  • A misshapen person or thing; a monstrosity.


  • On all sides; around.
  • Here and there; around; in one place and another; up and down.
  • From one place or position to another in succession; indicating repeated movement or activity.


  • In a circle around; all round; on every side of; on the outside of.
  • Over or upon different parts of; through or over in various directions; here and there in; to and fro in; throughout.
  • Indicates that something will happen very soon; indicates a plan or intention to do something.


  • The early stages of; the beginning process; the start.

Definition from ab by Wiktionary, used under CC BY-SA 4.0.

How Many Points is Ab Worth?

Ab is a 2-letter word made up of the letter tiles A: 1, B: 3. Its points breakdown is as follows:

  • With no multipliers, Ab is worth 4 points.
  • On a double-word square, Ab is worth 8 points.
  • On a triple-word square, Ab is worth 12 points.

Single Letter Extensions of “Ab”

Potential ways to expand “Ab” using a single letter include:

Words With “AB”

Words containing “AB” at the start, middle, or end include:

See our full list of words with “AB” for more suggestions.

More 2 Letter A Words

2-Letter A words which you could play in Scrabble as an alternative to Ab:

Check out our list of all 2 letter words with A.

About This Page

This word page takes a deep dive into the word “Ab” in the context of Scrabble to discuss if it is valid, its points score, definition, extensions, similar words, and more.

We hope you find this information helpful for learning and discovering new words to play in Scrabble.

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Category: Scrabble Words

Last updated: 19 April 2023

Author: Stephen

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