Definitions For Cardinal


  • Crested thick-billed North American finch having bright red plumage in the male
  • A variable color averaging a vivid red
  • (Roman Catholic Church) one of a group of more than 100 prominent bishops in the Sacred College who advise the Pope and elect new Popes
  • The number of elements in a mathematical set; denotes a quantity but not the order
  • A priest of the Roman Catholic Church who ranks immediately below the Pope
  • A common North American bird


  • Serving as an essential component


  • Being or denoting a numerical quantity but not order

Is Cardinal 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 Cardinal is worth 11 points in Scrabble and 14 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Cardinal in a Sentence

  • The Pope appointed two new cardinals this year.
  • The cardinal principles of news reporting
  • My cardinal rule is to always be honest.

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Antonyms for Cardinal

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