Definitions For Dire


  • Causing fear or dread or terror
  • Fraught with extreme danger; nearly hopeless

Is Dire 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 Dire is worth 5 points in Scrabble and 5 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Dire in a Sentence

  • The circumstances are now more dire than ever.
  • Some analysts are issuing dire economic forecasts.
  • They live in dire poverty.

Synonyms for Dire

Antonyms for Dire

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