Is HANDICAP a scrabble word?

Words with Friends :  YES

English International (SOWPODS) :  YES

Collins Scrabble Words :  YES

Official Tournament & Club Word List :  YES

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Letterpress Dictionary :  YES

Definitions for the word 'handicap'


  1. HANDICAP, advantage given to a competitor to equalize chances of winning
  2. HANDICAP, something immaterial that interferes with or delays action or progress
  3. HANDICAP, the condition of being unable to perform as a consequence of physical or mental unfitness
  4. HANDICAP, to make success or progress difficult for (someone)
  5. HANDICAP, to make a judgment about the likely winner of a race or contest


  1. HANDICAP, injure permanently
  2. HANDICAP, put at a disadvantage
  3. HANDICAP, attempt to forecast the winner (especially in a horse race) and assign odds for or against a contestant

Synonyms for 'handicap'

Antonyms for 'handicap'

The word HANDICAP is worth 16 points in Scrabble and 18 points in Words with Friends

How to use the word 'handicap' in a sentence

  1. His shyness was a handicap in his job.
  2. She's been practicing a lot and her handicap has gone down from 18 to 12.
  3. It's very hard to handicap the election at this point.
  4. the baseball player's small size did not handicap him in the least

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