Words that start with X
X is one of the easiest high-scoring letters you can use in Scrabble. The letter X is worth 8 points in both Scrabble and Words with Friends.
Two letter X Words
There are two letter words that can be made with X and any vowel! This makes X one of the easiest Scrabble letters to make high scoring words with. All of the following words are worth 9 points.
- AX - Like "Axe", only shorter.
- EX - "Out of fashion"
- XI - A Greek letter
- OX - A large animal
- XU - Vietnamese currency
XU and XI are two really great Scrabble words beginning with X.
The highest scoring words starting with X
Want to go straight to the words that will get you the best score? Here are all the highest scoring words with x, not including the 50-point bonus if they use seven letters.
|Top Words Starting with X||Scrabble Points||Words With Friends Points|
69 Scrabble words starting with X
FAQ on words starting with X
What are the best Scrabble words starting with X?
The highest scoring Scrabble word starting with X is Xeroxing, which is worth at least 23 points without any bonuses. The next best word starting with X is xanthan, which is worth 17 points. Other high score words starting with X are xylidin (18), xylitol (17), xylenes (17), xanthic (19), xiphoid (20), xeroxed (22), xerarch (19), and xanthin (17).
How many words start with the letter X?
There are 69 words that start with the letter X in the Scrabble dictionary. Of those 20 are 8 letter words, 17 are 7 letter words, 15 are 6 letter words, 13 are 5 letter words, 1 is a 4 letter word, 1 is a 3 letter word, and 2 are 2 letter words.
How many two letter words start with the letter X?
There are 2 two letter words that start with the letter X. They are xi, and xu.