Words starting with Y in Scrabble

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2-letter words you can make with Y?

Points Word Definition
5p. YE
5p. YO
5p. YA yea; yes.

3-letter words you can make with Y?

Points Word Definition
10p. YUK To laugh exuberantly.
10p. YOK A non-Jew; a Gentile.
10p. YAK noisy talk
9p. YOW
9p. YAH An upper-class person, especially a Sloane Ranger .
9p. YAW an erratic deflection from an intended course
9p. YEW wood of a yew
9p. YAY a branch of the Tai languages
9p. YEH
8p. YUM
8p. YUP A yes; an affirmative answer.
8p. YOB A person who engages in antisocial behavior/behaviour and/or drunkenness.
8p. YOM
8p. YIP a sharp high-pitched cry (especially by a dog)
8p. YAM edible tuber of any of several yams
8p. YEP Yes.
8p. YAP informal terms for the mouth
7p. YAG
7p. YOD A palatal approximant.
7p. YID (ethnic slur) offensive term for a Jew
6p. YEI * City in South Sudan (Proper noun)
6p. YAR To snarl; gnar.
6p. YEA an affirmative
6p. YOU
6p. YEN a yearning for something or to do something
6p. YON distant but within sight (`yon' is dialectal)
6p. YES an affirmative
6p. YET up to the present time
6p. YIN the dark negative feminine principle in Chinese dualistic cosmology

4-letter words you can make with Y?

Points Word Definition
17p. YAZD * County/City (Proper noun)
16p. YUTZ
14p. YUXI * City in China (Proper noun)
13p. YACK noisy talk
13p. YAFF
13p. YUCK Something disgusting.
13p. YOCK
12p. YAWP make a raucous noise
12p. YUCH
12p. YECH
11p. YOKS Plural of yok.
11p. YOLK the yellow spherical part of an egg that is surrounded by the albumen
11p. YAKO * City in Burkina Faso (Proper noun)
11p. YORK * City in United Kingdom (Proper noun)
11p. YOGH A letter of the Middle English alphabet capital Ȝ, small ȝ, in form derived from the Old English shape of the letter g, and used to represent various palatal and velar sounds.
11p. YOKE fabric comprising a fitted part at the top of a garment
11p. YUKS Plural of yuk.
11p. YODH the 10th letter of the Hebrew alphabet
11p. YEUK itch, a prickly feeling.
11p. YERK A sudden or quick thrust or motion; a jerk.
11p. YELK
11p. YANK an American who lives in the North (especially during the American Civil War)
11p. YAKS noisy talk
10p. YAWN an involuntary intake of breath through a wide open mouth
10p. YAWL a ship's small boat (usually rowed by 4 or 6 oars)
10p. YAWS an infectious tropical disease resembling syphilis in its early stages
10p. YEWS wood of a yew
10p. YOWE A ewe; a female sheep.
10p. YOWL a very loud utterance (like the sound of an animal)
10p. YOWS
10p. YWIS
10p. YEAH not only so, but
10p. YAYS
9p. YUMA * City in United States of America (Proper noun)
9p. YEPS
9p. YUCI * City in China (Proper noun)
9p. YLEM In the Big Bang theory, the hot and dense plasma of which the cosmos consisted at the time of recombination in an early stage of its expansion and cooling, when the first atoms formed and photons decoupled, the source of the cosmic background radiation .
9p. YIPS nervous tension that causes an athlete to fail (especially causes golfers to miss short putts)
9p. YOBE * County/City (Proper noun)
9p. YAMS edible tuber of any of several yams
9p. YIPE
9p. YUPS
9p. YUCA Cassava.
9p. YAPS informal terms for the mouth
9p. YAUP emit long loud cries
9p. YEGG A person who breaks open safes; a burglar.
9p. YELP a sharp high-pitched cry (especially by a dog)
9p. YOBS Plural of yob.
8p. YALD
8p. YELD
8p. YAUD
8p. YARD a unit of length equal to 3 feet
8p. YAGI a sharply directional antenna
8p. YIRD
8p. YAGS
8p. YIDS (ethnic slur) offensive term for a Jew
8p. YODS Plural of yod.
8p. YOGA Hindu discipline aimed at training the consciousness for a state of perfect spiritual insight and tranquility that is achieved through the three paths of actions and knowledge and devotion
8p. YOGI United States baseball player (born 1925)
8p. YOND yonder.
8p. YUGA In Hindu theology, an epoch or era within a cycle of four ages: the Satya Yuga or Krita Yuga , the the Dvapara Yuga , the Treta Yuga and finally the Kali Yuga , with incremental lengths ranging from 432,000 to 1,728,000 years.
8p. YANG the bright positive masculine principle in Chinese dualistic cosmology
7p. YOUR
7p. YARE Ready; prepared.
7p. YIRR
7p. YOLA * City in Nigeria (Proper noun)
7p. YIAN * City in China (Proper noun)
7p. YAAN * City in China (Proper noun)
7p. YALA * County/City (Proper noun)
7p. YORO * County/City (Proper noun)
7p. YURT a circular domed dwelling that is portable and self-supporting
7p. YULE period extending from Dec. 24 to Jan. 6
7p. YUAN the basic unit of money in China
7p. YOUS Plural of you.
7p. YORE time long past
7p. YARN the act of giving an account describing incidents or a course of events
7p. YONI The female sexual organs, or a symbol of them, especially as an object of veneration within certain types of Hinduism, Buddhism, and other cultures.
7p. YINS the dark negative feminine principle in Chinese dualistic cosmology
7p. YENS a yearning for something or to do something
7p. YEAN
7p. YETT gate.
7p. YETI a large hairy humanoid creature said to live in the Himalayas
7p. YEAR a period of time containing 365 (or 366) days
7p. YEAS an affirmative
7p. YELL a loud utterance
7p. YILL Ale.

5-letter words you can make with Y?

Points Word Definition
19p. YUKKY
17p. YUCKY Of something highly offensive; causing aversion or disgust.
16p. YECHY Highly offensive; causing aversion or disgust.
15p. YABBY An Australian crayfish, Cherax destructor.
15p. YUCCH
15p. YANJI * City in China (Proper noun)
15p. YOLKY Of, pertaining to, or having the characteristics of yolk.
15p. YUPPY
15p. YUMMY extremely pleasing to the sense of taste
15p. YECCH
15p. YEYSK * City in Russia (Proper noun)
15p. YASUJ * City in Iran (Proper noun)
15p. YEUKY
14p. YACKS noisy talk
14p. YAFFS
14p. YOCKS
14p. YAWEY
14p. YUCKS Plural of yuck.
14p. YAPOK The water opossum .
13p. YOKED Wearing a yoke.
13p. YACHT an expensive vessel propelled by sail or power and used for cruising or racing
13p. YAWPS make a raucous noise
13p. YECHS
12p. YOBBO A yob.
12p. YAWED
12p. YUKON * County/City (Proper noun)
12p. YUMBE * County/City (Proper noun)
12p. YAGHA * County/City (Proper noun)
12p. YAMBA * City in Australia (Proper noun)
12p. YANKS an American who lives in the North (especially during the American Civil War)
12p. YIKES
12p. YEUKS Plural of yeuk.
12p. YERKS
12p. YOMIM
12p. YOKES fabric comprising a fitted part at the top of a garment
12p. YOKEL a person who is not very intelligent or interested in culture
12p. YOWED
12p. YOGHS Plural of yogh.
12p. YUCCA any of several evergreen plants of the genus Yucca having usually tall stout stems and a terminal cluster of white flowers
12p. YELKS Plural of yelk.
12p. YODHS the 10th letter of the Hebrew alphabet
12p. YOLKS the yellow spherical part of an egg that is surrounded by the albumen
11p. YAWNS an involuntary intake of breath through a wide open mouth
11p. YAHOO a person who is not very intelligent or interested in culture
11p. YAWLS a ship's small boat (usually rowed by 4 or 6 oars)
11p. YCLAD
11p. YEAHS
11p. YOWLS a very loud utterance (like the sound of an animal)
11p. YOWIE An unidentified yeti-like animal said to exist in parts of Australia.
11p. YOWES
11p. YIRTH
11p. YOUTH a young person (especially a young man or boy)
11p. YOGIC of or relating to yoga
10p. YEGGS Plural of yegg.
10p. YELPS a sharp high-pitched cry (especially by a dog)
10p. YINCE
10p. YERBA Ilex paraguaiensis, a species of holly native to southern South America; or the dried leaves and twigs of this plant.
10p. YAUPS emit long loud cries
10p. YIPES
10p. YLEMS
10p. YAPON
10p. YAMUN An official residence provided for Chinese officials.
10p. YONIC In the shape of a vulva or a vagina, in the shape of a yoni.
10p. YAMEN A residence of an official of the Chinese Empire.
10p. YOPAL * City in Colombia (Proper noun)
10p. YAUCO * County/City (Proper noun)
10p. YOMOU * County/City (Proper noun)
10p. YUCAS
10p. YUPON
10p. YEMEN * Country (Proper noun)
10p. YAUPI * City in Ecuador (Proper noun)
10p. YIBIN * City in China (Proper noun)
10p. YUMEN * City in China (Proper noun)
9p. YAGIS a sharply directional antenna
9p. YAGER A heavy, muzzle-loading hunting rifle.
9p. YURGA * City in Russia (Proper noun)
9p. YENDI * City in Ghana (Proper noun)
9p. YAIRD
9p. YOUNG any immature animal
9p. YODEL a songlike cry in which the voice fluctuates rapidly between the normal voice and falsetto
9p. YANGS the bright positive masculine principle in Chinese dualistic cosmology
9p. YIELD production of a certain amount
9p. YIRDS
9p. YODLE
9p. YOGAS Hindu discipline aimed at training the consciousness for a state of perfect spiritual insight and tranquility that is achieved through the three paths of actions and knowledge and devotion
9p. YOGEE
9p. YOGIN United States baseball player (born 1925)
9p. YOGIS United States baseball player (born 1925)
9p. YAUDS
9p. YAULD
9p. YUGAS Plural of yuga.
9p. YARDS a unit of length equal to 3 feet
8p. YILAN * City in Taiwan (Proper noun)
8p. YEOSU * City in South Korea (Proper noun)
8p. YALTA * City in Ukraine (Proper noun)
8p. YESES Plural of yes.
8p. YEARS a late time of life
8p. YEAST a commercial leavening agent containing yeast cells
8p. YUANS the basic unit of money in China
8p. YELLS a loud utterance
8p. YENTA (Yiddish) a vulgar shrew
8p. YENTE
8p. YETIS a large hairy humanoid creature said to live in the Himalayas
8p. YEANS
8p. YETTS Plural of yett.
8p. YILLS Plural of yill.
8p. YIRRS
8p. YOUSE
8p. YOURS
8p. YOURN
8p. YONIS Plural of yoni.
8p. YEARN desire strongly or persistently
8p. YULAN A species of magnolia with large white blossoms that open before the leaves.
8p. YARNS the act of giving an account describing incidents or a course of events
8p. YULIN * City in China (Proper noun)
8p. YORES time long past
8p. YAREN * County/City (Proper noun)
8p. YURTS a circular domed dwelling that is portable and self-supporting
8p. YURTA
8p. YULES period extending from Dec. 24 to Jan. 6
8p. YARER

6-letter words you can make with Y?

Points Word Definition
22p. YAKUZA A Japanese organized crime gang.
19p. YAZDAN * City in Iran (Proper noun)
19p. YOZGAT * County/City (Proper noun)
19p. YEVLAX * County/City (Proper noun)
18p. YUTZES Plural of yutz.
18p. YUKKED
18p. YAKKED talk profusely
18p. YANQUI A citizen of the United States of America , as opposed to a Latin America n.
17p. YAPOCK The water opossum .
17p. YAKKER One who yaks; a chatterbox or motormouth.
16p. YUCKED
16p. YOCKED
16p. YACKED
16p. YAFFED
16p. YECCHS
15p. YASMAK
15p. YAPOKS Plural of yapok.
15p. YAKIMA * City in United States of America (Proper noun)
15p. YEVREY * County/City (Proper noun)
15p. YOICKS
15p. YAWPED
14p. YOLKED
14p. YOKING Present participle of yoke.
14p. YERKED
14p. YEUKED
14p. YAWPER A person who yawps; one who cries vigorously.
14p. YANKED
14p. YICHUN * City in China (Proper noun)
14p. YACHTS an expensive vessel propelled by sail or power and used for cruising or racing
14p. YIPPED
14p. YAPPED bark in a high-pitched tone
13p. YONKER
13p. YOWLED
13p. YUCCAS any of several evergreen plants of the genus Yucca having usually tall stout stems and a terminal cluster of white flowers
13p. YUPPIE A young upwardly mobile urban professional person with an affluent lifestyle.
13p. YAMBOL * County/City (Proper noun)
13p. YOKELS a person who is not very intelligent or interested in culture
13p. YAWLED
13p. YOBBOS Plural of yobbo.
13p. YAWNED
13p. YIPPEE
13p. YAMMER cry loudly, as of animals
13p. YABBIE Alternative spelling of yabby.
13p. YCLEPT Called, named.
13p. YABBER To talk, jabber.
13p. YAWING Present participle of yaw.
13p. YIPPIE A member of the International Youth International Party , a group of politically active hippies.
13p. YOWING
13p. YAMBIO * City in South Sudan (Proper noun)
13p. YAPPER One's mouth, especially of a gossipy person.
13p. YIYANG * City in China (Proper noun)
12p. YAWNER a person who yawns
12p. YELPED
12p. YELLOW yellow color or pigment
12p. YEASTY of or resembling or containing yeast
12p. YEARLY a reference book that is published regularly once every year
12p. YALOVA * County/City (Proper noun)
12p. YAHOOS a person who is not very intelligent or interested in culture
12p. YAFRAN * County/City (Proper noun)
12p. YAUPED
12p. YISHAN * City in China (Proper noun)
12p. YARROW ubiquitous strong-scented mat-forming Eurasian herb of wasteland, hedgerow or pasture having narrow serrate leaves and small usually white florets
12p. YARELY In a yare manner.
12p. YISHUI * City in China (Proper noun)
12p. YOWLER Someone who, or something which yowls.
12p. YOWIES Plural of yowie.
12p. YOUTHS a young person (especially a young man or boy)
12p. YESSEY * City in Russia (Proper noun)
12p. YIRTHS
11p. YAUPER
11p. YAUPON The yaupon holly, Ilex vomitoria, an evergreen holly shrub with white flowers and red or yellow berries, found in the southeastern United States.
11p. YEREMA * City in Russia (Proper noun)
11p. YUPONS
11p. YTTRIC Of or pertaining to yttrium.
11p. YEOMAN officer in the (ceremonial) bodyguard of the British monarch
11p. YERBAS
11p. YODLED
11p. YELPER
11p. YOUPON
11p. YEOMEN Plural of yeoman.
11p. YAMENS Plural of yamen.
11p. YARDED
11p. YAPONS
11p. YAMUNS Plural of yamun.
10p. YINING * City in China (Proper noun)
10p. YANGON * County/City (Proper noun)
10p. YOUNGS any immature animal
10p. YARDER A motor-driven logging machine which transports logs by means of a system of cables and winches.
10p. YODLER
10p. YOGINI A female yogi.
10p. YOGEES
10p. YARNED
10p. YESSED
10p. YODLES
10p. YAGERS Plural of yager.
10p. YENNED have a desire for something or someone who is not present
10p. YODELS a songlike cry in which the voice fluctuates rapidly between the normal voice and falsetto
10p. YIRRED
10p. YIELDS production of a certain amount
10p. YOGINS United States baseball player (born 1925)
10p. YAIRDS
10p. YEANED
10p. YELLED in a vehement outcry
10p. YONDER distant but within sight (`yon' is dialectal)
10p. YOGURT a custard-like food made from curdled milk
9p. YEARNS desire strongly or persistently
9p. YAREST
9p. YENTES
9p. YELLER someone who communicates vocally in a very loud voice
9p. YENTAS (Yiddish) a vulgar shrew
9p. YEASTS a commercial leavening agent containing yeast cells
9p. YEELIN
9p. YESSES Plural of yes.
9p. YUNNAN * County/City (Proper noun)
9p. YANTRA A geometrical diagram used as a meditation aid in tantric worship.
9p. YULANS
9p. YANTAI * City in China (Proper noun)
9p. YTTRIA yttrium oxide.
9p. YATTER natter, prattle, mindless chatter.
9p. YULARA * City in Australia (Proper noun)
9p. YAUTIA An edible plant commonly found in the Caribbean: Xanthosoma sagittifolium , new cocoyam .
9p. YESTER Last; last past; next before; of or pertaining to yesterday.
9p. YARNER
9p. YELETS * City in Russia (Proper noun)

7-letter words you can make with Y?

Points Word Definition
20p. YUPPIFY
19p. YAKKING talk profusely
19p. YUKKING Present participle of yuk.
19p. YANQUIS
19p. YASHMAK the face veil worn by Muslim women
18p. YINGKOW * City in China (Proper noun)
18p. YAKUTSK * City in Russia (Proper noun)
18p. YAKKERS Plural of yakker.
18p. YUKKIER
18p. YAPOCKS Plural of yapock.
17p. YOCKING
17p. YUCKING
17p. YASHMAC the face veil worn by Muslim women
17p. YOHIMBE
17p. YUNXIAN * City in China (Proper noun)
17p. YAFFING
17p. YAKESHI * City in China (Proper noun)
17p. YACKING Present participle of yack.
16p. YESHIVA an academy for the advanced study of Jewish texts (primarily the Talmud)
16p. YAMULKA
16p. YUCKIER
16p. YACHTED
16p. YAWPING Present participle of yawp.
16p. YAMALKA
16p. YELLOWY somewhat yellow; yellowish.
16p. YASMAKS
16p. YICHANG * City in China (Proper noun)
15p. YAPPING bark in a high-pitched tone
15p. YCLEPED Alternative spelling of dot=: called, named.
15p. YIPPING A sound that yips.
15p. YANKING Present participle of yank.
15p. YAWPERS Plural of yawper.
15p. YERKING Present participle of yerk.
15p. YAMBURG * City in Russia (Proper noun)
15p. YEUKING
15p. YACHTER A person who sails in yachts.
15p. YARACUY * County/City (Proper noun)
14p. YABBERS
14p. YAPPERS Plural of yapper.
14p. YABBIES Plural of yabby.
14p. YAMMERS cry loudly, as of animals
14p. YAKOSSI * City in Central African Republic (Proper noun)
14p. YONKERS Plural of yonker.
14p. YOUNKER a young person (especially a young man or boy)
14p. YOBBOES Plural of yobbo.
14p. YIPPIES Plural of yippie.
14p. YOWLING A sound that yowls.
14p. YUMMIER extremely pleasing to the sense of taste
14p. YUMMIES
14p. YUPPIES Plural of yuppie.
14p. YABUCOA * County/City (Proper noun)
14p. YEGGMEN Plural of yeggman.
14p. YOGHURT a custard-like food made from curdled milk
14p. YACUIBA * City in Argentina (Proper noun)
14p. YEPPOON * City in Australia (Proper noun)
14p. YORKTON * City in Canada (Proper noun)
14p. YEGGMAN A person who breaks open safes, a burglar : a yegg.
14p. YOLKIER
14p. YAWLING
14p. YAKUTAT * City in United States of America (Proper noun)
14p. YANKTON * City in United States of America (Proper noun)
14p. YUEYANG * City in China (Proper noun)
14p. YAWNING an involuntary intake of breath through a wide open mouth
13p. YOWLERS Plural of yowler.
13p. YOUTHEN
13p. YEREVAN * County/City (Proper noun)
13p. YANGMEI * City in Taiwan (Proper noun)
13p. YGATIMI * City in Paraguay (Proper noun)
13p. YAUPING Present participle of yaup.
13p. YAWNERS a person who yawns
13p. YARROWS ubiquitous strong-scented mat-forming Eurasian herb of wasteland, hedgerow or pasture having narrow serrate leaves and small usually white florets
13p. YARDMEN Plural of yardman.
13p. YARDMAN worker in a railway yard
13p. YARDARM either end of the yard of a square-rigged ship
13p. YELLOWS yellow color or pigment
13p. YELPING a sharp high-pitched cry (especially by a dog)
12p. YELPERS Plural of yelper.
12p. YODLING Present participle of yodle.
12p. YUCATAN * County/City (Proper noun)
12p. YARDAGE distance measured in the aggregate number of yards
12p. YARDING Present participle of yard.
12p. YARUMAL * City in Colombia (Proper noun)
12p. YAUPONS Plural of yaupon.
12p. YTTRIUM a silvery metallic element that is common in rare-earth minerals
12p. YAUPERS
12p. YODELED
12p. YIELDED
12p. YPERITE
12p. YOUPONS
11p. YODELER One who sings so that their voice fluctuates rapidly between their normal chest voice and a falsetto, one who yodels.
11p. YANDOON * City in Myanmar (Proper noun)
11p. YARNING Present participle of yarn.
11p. YOGINIS Plural of yogini.
11p. YATAGAN Alternative spelling of yataghan.
11p. YEALING
11p. YEAREND
11p. YARDERS Plural of yarder.
11p. YESSING Present participle of yes.
11p. YODLERS
11p. YELLING uttering a loud inarticulate cry as of pain or excitement
11p. YATENGA * County/City (Proper noun)
11p. YOUNGER used of the younger of two persons of the same name especially used to distinguish a son from his father
11p. YEANING Present participle of yean.
11p. YIELDER a person who yields or surrenders
11p. YEASTED Treated with yeast; fermented.
11p. YEARNED
11p. YIRRING
11p. YOGURTS a custard-like food made from curdled milk
11p. YAOUNDE * City in Cameroon (Proper noun)
11p. YENNING have a desire for something or someone who is not present
10p. YANTRAS Plural of yantra.
10p. YELLERS someone who communicates vocally in a very loud voice
10p. YEELINS
10p. YEARNER a person with a strong desire for something
10p. YESTERN Yesterday.
10p. YAUTIAS Plural of yautia.
10p. YATTERS Plural of yatter.
10p. YTTRIAS
10p. YARNERS

8-letter words you can make with Y?

Points Word Definition
23p. YAHRZEIT The anniversary of a person's death, often of a parent's.
19p. YARDWORK Work done in maintaining a lawn, and related landscaping activities.
18p. YACHTMAN A yachtsman.
18p. YACHTMEN
17p. YAMULKAS
17p. YACHTING water travel for pleasure
17p. YAMALKAS
16p. YAMMERED
16p. YABBERED
16p. YACHTERS Plural of yachter.
16p. YAHOOISM
16p. YARDWAND A yardstick.
15p. YAKITORI A Japanese shishkabob-type dish made with small pieces of chicken, fish, vegetables or beef which have been marinated in soy sauce and then cooked on skewers.
15p. YAMMERER One who complains or whines peevishly or whimperingly.
15p. YARDBIRD a military recruit who is assigned menial tasks
14p. YARDARMS either end of the yard of a square-rigged ship
13p. YARDAGES distance measured in the aggregate number of yards
13p. YARDLAND A measure of area of land in Medieval England, from 15 to 40 acres but varying in size depending on the region.

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