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Is “Ew” a Scrabble Word?

Yes Ew is valid in Scrabble for 5 points

Ew is an acceptable word in the Scrabble dictionary that'll score players 5 points in games (E: 1, W: 4). The definition and meaning of "ew" is to express disgust or dislike towards something or someone. In an example sentence: "Ew, Mike just spilt juice on the Scrabble board. Now it's all sticky!". Some synonyms of "ew" include "gross" and "yuck".

Definition of Ew


  • Expression of disgust or nausea.

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How Many Points is Ew Worth?

Ew is a 2-letter word made up of the letter tiles E: 1, W: 4. Its points breakdown is as follows:

  • With no multipliers, Ew is worth 5 points.
  • On a double-word square, Ew is worth 10 points.
  • On a triple-word square, Ew is worth 15 points.

Single Letter Extensions of “Ew”

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

Words With “EW”

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

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

More 2 Letter E Words

2-Letter E words which you could play in Scrabble as an alternative to Ew:

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

About This Page

This word page takes a deep dive into the word “Ew” 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: 20 April 2023

Author: Stephen

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