Scrabble

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Scrabble

  1. (trademark) A board game in which players draw letter tiles and take turns to make interlocking words like a crossword, scoring points according to the letters played and their positions on the board.
    • 2000, Eric T. Olson and Tammy Perry Olson, Real-Life Math: Statistics, Walch Publishing, ISBN 0825138639, page 56
      Start by asking students if they ever watch Wheel of Fortune, or play games like Hangman or Scrabble.® Ask whether they have ever noticed any patterns in the frequency with which letters appear.
    • 2012 August 18, Bill Kurtis, “Listener Limerick Challenge”, Wait Wait... Don’t Tell Me!, National Public Radio
      At the tournament level I dabble / But my tiles show a meaningless babble / I filled up my ranks / With a few extra blanks / And got busted for cheating at [Scrabble]

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Scrabble is a registered trademark of Hasbro Inc.

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  • IPA(key): [ˈskrɑbble]
  • Hyphenation: Scrabb‧le

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Scrabble

  1. Scrabble (board game)

Declension[edit]

If a plural is needed it's better to use the term Scrabble-peli ("game of Scrabble") instead of Scrabble.