Definitions For Frightening


  • The act of inspiring with fear


  • Causing fear or dread or terror


  • To cause (someone) to become afraid
  • To become afraid

Is Frightening 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 Frightening is worth 19 points in Scrabble and 22 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Frightening in a Sentence

  • The story really frightened me.
  • The child was badly frightened by the mask.

Synonyms for Frightening

Antonyms for Frightening

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