Is idle a Scrabble word?

Yes, idle is a Scrabble word!

...and is worth 5 points in Scrabble, and 6 points in Words with Friends

Idle is a valid Scrabble word.

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Dictionary definitions of the word idle

The meaning of idle


10 definitions of the word idle.


  1. Run disconnected or idle
  2. Be idle; exist in a changeless situation


  1. Not in action or at work
  2. Without a basis in reason or fact
  3. Not in active use
  4. Silly or trivial
  5. Lacking a sense of restraint or responsibility
  6. Not yielding a return
  7. Not having a job


  1. The state of an engine or other mechanism that is idling

What Scrabble words can I make with the letters in idle?

4 Letter Words

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4 Anagrams of Idle

Anagrams are words that use the same letters as other words, but in a different order.

Anagrams are sometimes called a Word Unscramble

Words that can be created with an extra letter added to idle:

Unscramble the letters in idle

There are 17 words that can be made by adding another letter to 'idle'.

More words that can be made using the letters in idle