Definitions For Flail


  • An implement consisting of handle with a free swinging stick at the end; used in manual threshing
  • A long-handled tool that was used in the past for beating wheat so that the grain would become separated from the wheat


  • Give a thrashing to; beat hard
  • Move like a flail; thresh about
  • To move or swing your arms or legs in a wild and uncontrolled way
  • To strike or hit (something or someone) in a wild and uncontrolled way

Is Flail 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 Flail is worth 8 points in Scrabble and 10 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Flail in a Sentence

  • They were flailing their arms to drive away the insects.
  • The wounded animal lay on the ground, flailing helplessly.
  • He was wildly flailing about on the dance floor.

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