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Is “Or” a Scrabble Word?

Yes Or is valid in Scrabble for 2 points

“Or” is an acceptable word within the Scrabble dictionary that is legal to play in games. Or is worth a total of 2 points when played in Scrabble.

Definition of Or


  • Connects at least two alternative words, phrases, clauses, sentences, etc. each of which could make a passage true. In English, this is the "inclusive or." The "exclusive or" is formed by "either [...] or".
  • An operator denoting the disjunction of two propositions or truth values. There are two forms, the inclusive or and the exclusive or.
  • Counts the elements before and after as two possibilities.


  • The binary operator inclusive or, true if one at least one of two inputs is true. In infix notation.


  • Initialism of Olympic Record.
  • Initialism of odorant receptor.
  • Initialism of olfactory receptor.


  • A room in a hospital used for performing surgical operations.


  • (operations) The application of scientific methods and techniques to problems of decision making, especially in business management and government administration.


  • The gold or yellow tincture on a coat of arms.


  • Of gold or yellow tincture on a coat of arms.


  • Early (on).
  • Earlier, previously.


  • Before; ere. Followed by "ever" or "ere".

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How Many Points is Or Worth?

Or is a 2-letter word made up of the letter tiles O: 1, R: 1. Its points breakdown is as follows:

  • With no multipliers, Or is worth 2 points.
  • On a double-word square, Or is worth 4 points.
  • On a triple-word square, Or is worth 6 points.

Single Letter Extensions of “Or”

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

Words With “OR”

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

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

More 2 Letter O Words

2-Letter O words which you could play in Scrabble as an alternative to Or:

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

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

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Category: Scrabble Words

Last updated: 19 April 2023

Author: Stephen

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