Is BACKWASH a scrabble word?

Words With Friends :  YES

Scrabble US :  YES

Scrabble UK :  YES

English International (SOWPODS) :  YES

Scrabble Global :  YES

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Definitions for the word 'backwash'


  1. BACKWASH, the wave that spreads behind a boat as it moves forward
  2. BACKWASH, the consequences of an event (especially a catastrophic event)
  3. BACKWASH, the flow of air that is driven backwards by an aircraft propeller

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The word BACKWASH is worth 22 points in Scrabble and 23 points in Words with Friends

How to use the word 'backwash' in a sentence

  1. a general recession was the backwash of the crisis in the housing market

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