Is GOAD 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 'goad'


  1. GOAD, a pointed instrument that is used to prod into a state of motion
  2. GOAD, a verbalization that encourages you to attempt something
  3. GOAD, a pointed rod used to make an animal move forward
  4. GOAD, someone or something that urges or forces someone to do something


  1. GOAD, annoy or provoke, as by constant criticism
  2. GOAD, stab or urge on as if with a pointed stick
  3. GOAD, urge with or as if with a goad
  4. GOAD, give heart or courage to
  5. GOAD, to urge or force (someone) to do something

Synonyms for 'goad'

Antonyms for 'goad'

The word GOAD is worth 6 points in Scrabble and 7 points in Words with Friends

How to use the word 'goad' in a sentence

  1. The threat of legal action is a powerful goad to companies that have ignored the regulations.
  2. the threat of skin cancer—not to mention the prospect of wrinkles—should be sufficient goad for using sunscreen
  3. The threat of legal action should goad them into complying.
  4. tried to goad me into auditioning for the play

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