Is “Jo” a Scrabble Word?
Yes Jo is valid in Scrabble for 9 points
Jo is an acceptable Scrabble word worth a total of 9 points. Jo is used as a term meaning "darling" or "sweetheart" when addressing a person - for example, "Maria is my jo."
In Scrabble, Jo is one of the highest-scoring two-letter words due to its use of the J letter tile which accounts for 8 out of 9 of the word’s overall score. This makes it a powerful word to use in games.
It's relatively easy to play due to its short nature and use of a vowel - meaning once you've got the J tile finding a place on the board should be simple. Once played, Jo can easily be extended to create words such as "Jog", "Joe", and "Jot" to name a few examples.
Definition of Jo
- Darling, sweetheart.
How Many Points is Jo Worth?
Jo is a 2-letter word made up of the letter tiles J: 8, O: 1. Its points breakdown is as follows:
- With no multipliers, Jo is worth 9 points.
- On a double-word square, Jo is worth 18 points.
- On a triple-word square, Jo is worth 27 points.
Single Letter Extensions of “Jo”
Potential ways to expand “Jo” using a single letter include:
Words With “JO”
Words containing “JO” at the start, middle, or end include:
See our full list of words with “JO” for more suggestions.