Definitions For Burr


  • Small bit used in dentistry or surgery
  • Rough projection left on a workpiece after drilling or cutting
  • Rotary file for smoothing rough edges left on a workpiece
  • United States politician who served as vice president under Jefferson; he mortally wounded his political rival Alexander Hamilton in a duel and fled south (1756-1836)
  • Seed vessel having hooks or prickles
  • A rough covering of a nut or seed
  • A rough area on a piece of metal that is left after the metal is cut
  • A strong way of pronouncing rthat is used by some speakers of English especially in northern England and in Scotland


  • Remove the burrs from

Is Burr 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 Burr is worth 6 points in Scrabble and 8 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Burr in a Sentence

  • A tool that can cut through steel leaving a smooth edge and no burrs
  • Heard the burr of a distant engine
  • The pitch burred past the batter's ear

Synonyms for Burr

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