Definitions For Gentle


  • Stroke soothingly
  • Cause to be more favorably inclined; gain the good will of
  • Give a title to someone; make someone a member of the nobility


  • Marked by moderate steepness
  • Having little impact
  • Having or showing a kindly or tender nature
  • Quiet and soothing
  • Soft and mild; not harsh or stern or severe
  • Belonging to or characteristic of the nobility or aristocracy
  • Easily handled or managed

Is Gentle 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 Gentle is worth 7 points in Scrabble and 10 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Gentle in a Sentence

  • A dog that is gentle with children
  • Your mother has a gentle manner.
  • A gentle sense of humor
  • The archbishop treated both the gentles and the commoners with respect and kindness
  • Employees soon learned that their hot-tempered boss needed to be gentled several times a day
  • Soothingly gentled his cat's head as she was being treated by the vet

Synonyms for Gentle

Antonyms for Gentle

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