Definitions For Derelict


  • A ship abandoned on the high seas
  • A person without a home, job, or property
  • A person who has no money, job, home, etc.


  • In deplorable condition
  • Failing in what duty requires
  • Forsaken by owner or inhabitants
  • Worn and broken down by hard use

Is Derelict 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 Derelict is worth 11 points in Scrabble and 13 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Derelict in a Sentence

  • The officer was charged with being derelict in his duty.
  • The guards were judged derelict in their duty
  • It was a run-down neighborhood filled with drugs addicts and derelicts.
  • A section of the city that seemed to be frequented mostly by derelicts

Synonyms for Derelict

Antonyms for Derelict

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