Definitions For Demur


  • (law) a formal objection to an opponent's pleadings
  • An act of disagreeing about something


  • Take exception to
  • Enter a demurrer
  • To disagree politely with another person's statement or suggestion
  • To politely refuse to accept a request or suggestion

Is Demur 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 Demur is worth 8 points in Scrabble and 10 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Demur in a Sentence

  • She suggested that he would win easily, but he demurred, saying he expected the election to be close.
  • Don't hesitate to demur to the idea if you have any qualms
  • We accepted his offer to pay for our dinners without demur

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