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Is “Mil” a Scrabble Word?

Yes Mil is valid in Scrabble for 5 points

“Mil” is an acceptable word within the Scrabble dictionary that is legal to play in games. Mil is worth a total of 5 points when played in Scrabble.

Definition of Mil


  • An angular mil, a unit of angular measurement equal to 1⁄6400 of a complete circle. At 1000 metres one mil subtends about one metre (0.98 m). Also 1⁄6000 and 1⁄6300 are used in other countries.
  • A unit of measurement equal to 1⁄1000 of an inch, usually used for thin objects, such as sheets of plastic.
  • A former subdivision (1/1000) of the Maltese lira


  • A unit of measure of capacity, being one thousandth of a litre. Symbol: ml

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

How Many Points is Mil Worth?

Mil is a 3-letter word made up of the letter tiles M: 3, I: 1, L: 1. Its points breakdown is as follows:

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

Single Letter Extensions of “Mil”

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

Words With “MIL”

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

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

More 3 Letter M Words

3-Letter M words which you could play in Scrabble as an alternative to Mil:

Check out our list of all 3 letter words with M.

About This Page

This word page takes a deep dive into the word “Mil” 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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