Definitions For Knight


  • A chessman shaped to resemble the head of a horse; can move two squares horizontally and one vertically (or vice versa)
  • Originally a person of noble birth trained to arms and chivalry; today in Great Britain a person honored by the sovereign for personal merit
  • A soldier in the past who had a high social rank and who fought while riding a horse and usually wearing armor
  • A man who is given a special honor and the title of Sirby the king or queen of England
  • A chess piece shaped like a horse's head


  • Raise (someone) to knighthood
  • To give (a man) the rank of a knight

Is Knight a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

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Words with Friends

The word Knight is worth 14 points in Scrabble and 15 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Knight in a Sentence

  • He was made a knight.
  • He is to be knighted by the Queen for his career as an actor.

Synonyms for Knight

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