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

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. YAFF
13p. YUCK Something disgusting.
13p. YACK noisy talk
13p. YOCK
12p. YUCH
12p. YECH
12p. YAWP make a raucous noise
11p. YAKO * City in Burkina Faso (Proper noun)
11p. YUKS Plural of yuk.
11p. YAKS noisy talk
11p. YORK * City in United Kingdom (Proper noun)
11p. YEUK itch, a prickly feeling.
11p. YELK
11p. YOLK the yellow spherical part of an egg that is surrounded by the albumen
11p. YERK A sudden or quick thrust or motion; a jerk.
11p. YOKS Plural of yok.
11p. YOKE fabric comprising a fitted part at the top of a garment
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. YANK an American who lives in the North (especially during the American Civil War)
11p. YODH the 10th letter of the Hebrew alphabet
10p. YAYS
10p. YAWS an infectious tropical disease resembling syphilis in its early stages
10p. YEAH not only so, but
10p. YOWE A ewe; a female sheep.
10p. YOWL a very loud utterance (like the sound of an animal)
10p. YOWS
10p. YEWS wood of a yew
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. YWIS
9p. YIPE
9p. YIPS nervous tension that causes an athlete to fail (especially causes golfers to miss short putts)
9p. YAUP emit long loud cries
9p. YEGG A person who breaks open safes; a burglar.
9p. YEPS
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. YELP a sharp high-pitched cry (especially by a dog)
9p. YOBE * County/City (Proper noun)
9p. YOBS Plural of yob.
9p. YUCA Cassava.
9p. YUCI * City in China (Proper noun)
9p. YAPS informal terms for the mouth
9p. YAMS edible tuber of any of several yams
9p. YUPS
9p. YUMA * City in United States of America (Proper noun)
8p. YAGS
8p. YAGI a sharply directional antenna
8p. YALD
8p. YAUD
8p. YANG the bright positive masculine principle in Chinese dualistic cosmology
8p. YARD a unit of length equal to 3 feet
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. YOND yonder.
8p. YOGI United States baseball player (born 1925)
8p. YELD
8p. YIDS (ethnic slur) offensive term for a Jew
8p. YIRD
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
7p. YEAN
7p. YAAN * City in China (Proper noun)
7p. YOLA * City in Nigeria (Proper noun)
7p. YEAS an affirmative
7p. YELL a loud utterance
7p. YENS a yearning for something or to do something
7p. YETI a large hairy humanoid creature said to live in the Himalayas
7p. YETT gate.
7p. YIAN * City in China (Proper noun)
7p. YILL Ale.
7p. YARN the act of giving an account describing incidents or a course of events
7p. YARE Ready; prepared.
7p. YEAR a period of time containing 365 (or 366) days
7p. YIRR
7p. YINS the dark negative feminine principle in Chinese dualistic cosmology
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. YOUR
7p. YORE time long past
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. YALA * County/City (Proper noun)
7p. YUAN the basic unit of money in China
7p. YOUS Plural of you.

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

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

7-letter words you can make with Y?

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

8-letter words you can make with Y?

Points Word Definition
24p. YANGZHOU * City in China (Proper noun)
23p. YAHRZEIT The anniversary of a person's death, often of a parent's.
21p. YANGQUAN * City in China (Proper noun)
18p. YACHTMEN
18p. YACHTMAN A yachtsman.
17p. YACHTING water travel for pleasure
17p. YANCHENG * City in China (Proper noun)
17p. YAMULKAS
17p. YAMALKAS
16p. YACHTERS Plural of yachter.
16p. YABBERED
16p. YAHOOISM
16p. YAMMERED
16p. YANGAMBI * City in Congo (Kinshasa) (Proper noun)
15p. YAMMERER One who complains or whines peevishly or whimperingly.
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.
14p. YAMAGATA * County/City (Proper noun)
13p. YARDAGES distance measured in the aggregate number of yards

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