Definitions For Flare


  • (baseball) a fly ball hit a short distance into the outfield
  • A short forward pass to a back who is running toward the sidelines
  • A device that produces a bright light for warning or illumination or identification
  • A burst of light used to communicate or illuminate
  • A sudden outburst of emotion
  • Am unwanted reflection in an optical system (or the fogging of an image that is caused by such a reflection)
  • A sudden eruption of intense high-energy radiation from the sun's surface; associated with sunspots and radio interference
  • A sudden burst of flame
  • A shape that spreads outward
  • A sudden recurrence or worsening of symptoms
  • Reddening of the skin spreading outward from a focus of infection or irritation
  • A light that shines brightly and briefly
  • A very bright light that is used to give a signal, to light up something, or to attract attention ; also : a device that produces such a light
  • A sudden expression of anger


  • Become flared and widen, usually at one end
  • Erupt or intensify suddenly
  • Burn brightly
  • Shine with a sudden light
  • To shine or burn suddenly and briefly
  • To become suddenly excited, angry, or active
  • To open or spread outward

Is Flare 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 Flare is worth 8 points in Scrabble and 9 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Flare in a Sentence

  • The sudden flare of the match
  • When the crew saw flares, they knew the other ship was in trouble.
  • Pants that flare at the bottom
  • The bull flared its nostrils.

Synonyms for Flare

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