Backfire

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7 Definitions of Backfire

The definition of backfire, the meaning of the word Backfire:

Is backfire a scrabble word? Yes!

  • n. - The backward escape of gases and unburned gunpowder after a gun is fired
  • n. - A loud noise made by the explosion of fuel in the manifold or exhaust of an internal combustion engine
  • n. - A fire that is set intentionally in order to slow an approaching forest fire or grassfire by clearing a burned area in its path
  • n. - A miscalculation that recoils on its maker
  • v. - Come back to the originator of an action with an undesired effect
  • v. - Emit a loud noise as a result of undergoing a backfire
  • v. - Set a controlled fire to halt an advancing forest to prairie fire

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Backfire is worth 19 points in Scrabble, and 21 points in Words with Friends

There are 8 letters in backfire: A B C E F I K R

1 Anagram of Backfire

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145 words found using the letters in "Backfire"

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