Is KITTLE a scrabble word?

Words With Friends :  YES

Scrabble US :  YES

Scrabble UK :  YES

English International (SOWPODS) :  YES

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Definitions for the word kittle

Etymology 1

From Middle English kitelen, from {{inh, en, ang, citelian, , to tickle}}, from {{inh, en, gmw-pro,
kitilōn}}, from {{inh, en, gem-pro, *kitilōną}}, frequentative form of {{der, en, gem-pro, *kitōną, , to tickle}}, from {{der, en, ine-pro, *geid-, , to stick, jab, tickle}}. Cognate with {{cog, nl, kittelen}}, kietelen, , to tickle, {{cog, nds, kettelen}}, ketelen, , to tickle, {{cog, de, kitzeln, , to tickle}}, {{cog, is, kitla, , to tickle}}, {{cog, sv, kittla}}, kittsla, {{cog, da, kilde}} and perhaps Old Armenian կծանեմ, կիծ-, to sting, bite. Compare tickle.

Alternative forms


kittl , ing
(transitive, Scotland, and, Northern England) To tickle, to touch lightly.


{{en-adj, er}}
(Scotland, and, Northern England) ticklish, ticklish.
(Scotland, and, Northern England) Not easily managed
: Synonym: troublesome, difficult, variable

Etymology 2

from middle english kitelen, from {{der + en + non + kjetla + + to bring forth young}}, equivalent to kit + le.


kittl , ing
(intransitive, Scotland, and, Northern England) To bring forth young, as a cat; to kitten; to litter.



Source: English Wiktionary. Available under CC-BY-SA license.

The word KITTLE is worth 10 points in Scrabble and 11 points in Words with Friends

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