Memorise these quirky words to be a winner every game. PS, ‘quirky’ isn’t a bad option either….
With this alternate spelling of muzhiks, Jesse Inman earned the record of the highest-scoring opening Scrabble word ever played in 2008.
When you’ve been holding on to that Q for way too long, just get rid of it with this easy-peasy two-letter word that doesn’t even require a U. Add an S at your next turn to take advantage of that ten-point Q all over again to win Scrabble.
Q with no U? You’re in luck – “qat” makes it easy to get rid of that tricky letter. When your friends question you, make sure to pronounce it right (“kaht”).
You know “ax,” “ex,” and “ox,” but when your only vowel is an I, you’ve got options.
To be a true Scrabble champ, make sure you’re not getting these 70 common words and phrases wrong.
Don’t get stuck with that X! Short Scrabble words that start with X are hard to come by.
No vowels? No problem! Other long consonant-only options to win Scrabble include crwth, byrls, fyrds, ghyll, and xylyl.
Super Scrabble players curse the days they get two Zs. “Pizza” and “fuzz” are obvious choices, but you can get rid of those pesky letters even quicker with this three-letter word.
When you’re stuck with all consonants, you don’t have too many options, especially if you don’t have a Y either. Enter cwm to save the day, or even tsk, brr, pht, zzz, nth, or shh.
This word can get two tricky letters out of the way: Z and Q.
Impress your Scrabble opponents with this unexpected eight-letter word.
Who knew there was more than one spelling?
Trick all of your opponents with the alternate spelling to win Scrabble.
People might not know what this drug is used for, but you know how to win Scrabble with it.
This US spelling of a word people actually use on a daily basis is a great way to score 78 Scrabble points.
You probably still have no idea what this means. A quixotic action is one that is unrealistic or impractical.
Turn up the music because this word can score you 77 points to win Scrabble.
When you use this winning Scrabble word, you’ll impress your friends while scoring a lot of points.
It takes a lot of chutzpah to use this high-scoring Scrabble word.
This word with a double meaning can help to potentially double your score.
This fun Scrabble word can add 76 points to your score.
Another one of the high-scoring Scrabble words that can help you win the game is flapjack.
This top Scrabble word can get you 76 points.
This Scrabble word will not equalize the score of the game.
Again cheekily using alternative US spelling, you’ll exorcize all your demons when you place this on the board.
Let’s hope that the only place this word is used is on the Scrabble board and never in the news.
You can squeeze 75 points out of this high-scoring Scrabble word.
This is one of the best Scrabble words to use – especially if you’re playing against an impudent woman that you want to insult.
Quickly is one of the less-complex Scrabble words you can use to win. You can quickly win Scrabble by throwing this word down on the Scrabble board.
Fermentation as in making wine, brewing, or distilling.
This is theoretically the highest-scoring of all the Scrabble words – hooked to the right words, it would earn a whopping 1,778 points, found Dan Stock of Ohio. But it would require perfect placement of eight other tiles, so it’s never actually been played in a real game. One day…
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