Definitions For Cleft


  • A long narrow opening
  • A split or indentation in something (as the palate or chin)
  • A narrow space in the surface of something
  • A narrow area that looks like a small dent in someone's chin


  • Having one or more indentations reaching nearly to the midrib
  • Split or divided

Is Cleft 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 Cleft is worth 10 points in Scrabble and 12 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Cleft in a Sentence

  • The river begins as a trickle of water from a cleft in the rock.
  • He has a distinctive cleft in his chin.

Synonyms for Cleft

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