Definitions For Blackmail


  • Extortion of money by threats to divulge discrediting information
  • The crime of threatening to tell secret information about someone unless the person being threatened gives you money or does what you want
  • Something (such as money) that is received through blackmail


  • Obtain through threats
  • Exert pressure on someone through threats

Is Blackmail 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 Blackmail is worth 19 points in Scrabble and 24 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Blackmail in a Sentence

  • She was a victim of blackmail.
  • The servant extorted blackmail from her employer.

Synonyms for Blackmail

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