Definitions For Engineer


  • A person who uses scientific knowledge to solve practical problems
  • The operator of a railway locomotive
  • A person who has scientific training and who designs and builds complicated products, machines, systems, or structures : a person who specializes in a branch of engineering
  • A person who runs or is in charge of an engine in an airplane, a ship, etc.
  • A person who runs a train


  • Plan and direct (a complex undertaking)
  • Design as an engineer
  • To plan, build, or manage (something) by using scientific methods
  • To produce or plan (something) especially in a clever and skillful way
  • To change the genetic structure of (a plant or animal)

Is Engineer 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 Engineer is worth 9 points in Scrabble and 12 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Engineer in a Sentence

  • Design engineers are working on ways to make the cars run more efficiently.
  • The engineer stopped the train.
  • Army engineers were called in to construct the canal.
  • The rebels engineered a successful attack.
  • The mayor engineered an agreement to have a major league team play in our city

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