Definitions For Familiar


  • A spirit (usually in animal form) that acts as an assistant to a witch or wizard
  • A friend who is frequently in the company of another
  • A person attached to the household of a high official (as a pope or bishop) who renders service in return for support
  • Frequently seen, heard, or experienced
  • Possibly known but not clearly remembered


  • Having mutual interests or affections; of established friendship
  • (usually followed by with') well informed about or knowing thoroughly


  • Well known or easily recognized
  • Within normal everyday experience; common and ordinary; not strange

Is Familiar 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 Familiar is worth 13 points in Scrabble and 15 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Familiar in a Sentence

  • A longtime familiar of the bar, she would most likely have been there on the night in question
  • With old familiars the normally reserved writer can be quite warm and funny
  • The essay covers familiar ground.
  • She has become a familiar figure in the world of politics.
  • She spoke in a familiar way about her past.

Synonyms for Familiar

Antonyms for Familiar

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