Definitions For Barrel


  • A cylindrical container that holds liquids
  • A tube through which a bullet travels when a gun is fired
  • Any of various units of capacity
  • The quantity that a barrel (of any size) will hold
  • A bulging cylindrical shape; hollow with flat ends
  • A round usually wooden container with curved sides and flat ends
  • The amount of something in a barrel
  • The part of a gun that the bullets go through when the gun is fired


  • Put in barrels
  • To move very fast and often in an uncontrolled or dangerous way

Is Barrel a Scrabble Word?

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

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Words with Friends

The word Barrel is worth 8 points in Scrabble and 10 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Barrel in a Sentence

  • Oak barrels are used for aging the wine.
  • The price of oil is over 30 dollars a barrel.
  • They drank a whole barrel of beer.
  • The truck went barreling down Main Street.
  • She came running out of her office and went barreling past us down the hall.

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Antonyms for Barrel

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