Definitions For Flash


  • A lamp for providing momentary light to take a photograph
  • A bright patch of color used for decoration or identification
  • A momentary brightness
  • A sudden brilliant understanding
  • A short news announcement concerning some on-going news story
  • A burst of light used to communicate or illuminate
  • A gaudy outward display
  • A short vivid experience
  • A sudden intense burst of radiant energy
  • A very short time (as the time it takes the eye to blink or the heart to beat)
  • A sudden bright light
  • A sudden appearance or occurrence of something
  • A fancy or exciting quality or appearance that is meant to attract attention to something that is usually not very good or interesting


  • Appear briefly
  • Emit a brief burst of light
  • Make known or cause to appear with great speed
  • Protect by covering with a thin sheet of metal
  • Run or move very quickly or hastily
  • Expose or show briefly
  • Display proudly; act ostentatiously or pretentiously
  • Gleam or glow intermittently
  • To shine or give off bright light suddenly or in repeated bursts
  • To appear quickly or suddenly
  • To move or pass very quickly


  • Tastelessly showy

Is Flash 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 Flash is worth 11 points in Scrabble and 11 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Flash in a Sentence

  • Thunder rumbled and lightning flashed.
  • Cameras flashed as the celebrities passed.
  • A car was sitting on the side of the road with its lights flashing.
  • A brilliant flash lit up the sky.
  • The idea for the movie came to her in a flash of inspiration.
  • They relied on gimmicks and flash to get people's attention.
  • flash floods in the local area

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