Definitions For Detritus


  • Loose material (stone fragments and silt etc) that is worn away from rocks
  • The remains of something that has been destroyed or broken up
  • The pieces that are left when something breaks, falls apart, is destroyed, etc.

Is Detritus a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

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Words with Friends

The word Detritus is worth 9 points in Scrabble and 10 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Detritus in a Sentence

  • The detritus of ancient civilizations
  • As he packed, he sifted through the detritus of a failed relationship.

Synonyms for Detritus

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