Definitions For Latch


  • Catch for fastening a door or gate; a bar that can be lowered or slid into a groove
  • Spring-loaded doorlock that can only be opened from the outside with a key


  • Fasten with a latch
  • A device that holds a door, gate, or window closed and that consists of a bar that falls into a holder when it is closed and that is lifted when it is open
  • A type of door lock that can be opened from the inside by turning a lever or knob but can only be opened from the outside with a key

Is Latch 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 Latch is worth 10 points in Scrabble and 11 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Latch in a Sentence

  • He lifted the latch and opened the gate.
  • I heard her key turn in the latch.

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