Definitions For Bulwark


  • A protective structure of stone or concrete; extends from shore into the water to prevent a beach from washing away
  • A fencelike structure around a deck (usually plural)
  • An embankment built around a space for defensive purposes
  • Something that provides protection for or against something
  • A wall that is built for protection
  • A wall that is part of a ship's sides and that is above the ship's upper deck


  • Defend with a bulwark

Is Bulwarks 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 Bulwark is worth 17 points in Scrabble and 20 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Bulwark in a Sentence

  • Democratic principles that stand as a bulwark against tyranny
  • Vowed to use any means necessary to bulwark the country agai nst a terrorist attack

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