Definitions For Counterpointing


  • A combination of two or more melodies that are played together
  • A melody played in combination with another
  • Something that is different from something else in usually a pleasing way


  • To put two things together in a way that shows how different they are from each other

Is Counterpointing a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends NO
Scrabble US NO
Scrabble UK NO
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global NO
Enable1 Dictionary YES

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Words with Friends

The word Counterpointing is worth 20 points in Scrabble and 27 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Counterpointing in a Sentence

  • The guitar and bass are played in counterpoint.
  • The dressing is a refreshing counterpoint to the spicy chicken.
  • The painting is a pleasant counterpoint to his earlier works.
  • The violence of the movie is counterpointed by ironic humor.

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