Is FORESHORTEN a scrabble word?

Words With Friends :  YES

Scrabble US :  YES

Scrabble UK :  YES

English International (SOWPODS) :  YES

Scrabble Global :  YES

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Definitions for the word 'foreshorten'


  1. FORESHORTEN, reduce in scope while retaining essential elements
  2. FORESHORTEN, shorten lines in a drawing so as to create an illusion of depth
  3. FORESHORTEN, to cause (something) to appear shorter than it really is because it is in the foreground of a drawing, painting, etc.
  4. FORESHORTEN, to make (something) shorter

Synonyms for 'foreshorten'

The word FORESHORTEN is worth 17 points in Scrabble and 17 points in Words with Friends

How to use the word 'foreshorten' in a sentence

  1. The parts that extend towards the viewer are foreshortened.

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