Definitions For Amiss


  • Not functioning properly


  • In an imperfect or faulty way
  • In an improper or mistaken or unfortunate manner
  • Away from the correct or expected course


  • In the wrong way

Is Amiss a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Words with Friends

The word Amiss is worth 7 points in Scrabble and 8 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Amiss in a Sentence

  • I hope that my suggestion that you might be more comfortable in a larger chair was not taken amiss.
  • The reenactment of the Wright Brothers' first flight went amiss when the wind died on the makeshift runway and the plane stopped short in a mud puddle
  • Some of his assumptions are amiss.
  • The doctor's examination showed that nothing was amiss.

Synonyms for Amiss

Antonyms for Amiss

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