Is LEAVEN a scrabble word?

Words With Friends :  YES

Scrabble US :  YES

Scrabble UK :  YES

English International (SOWPODS) :  YES

Scrabble Global :  YES

Enable1 Dictionary :  YES

Definitions for the word 'leaven'


  1. LEAVEN, an influence that works subtly to lighten or modify something
  2. LEAVEN, a substance used to produce fermentation in dough or a liquid
  3. LEAVEN, a substance (such as yeast) that makes dough rise and become light before it is baked
  4. LEAVEN, something that makes a situation or mood less serious


  1. LEAVEN, cause to puff up with a leaven
  2. LEAVEN, to make (something) less serious and often more exciting
  3. LEAVEN, to add leaven to (bread, dough, etc.)

Synonyms for 'leaven'

The word LEAVEN is worth 9 points in Scrabble and 12 points in Words with Friends

How to use the word 'leaven' in a sentence

  1. a serious book that includes a few humorous stories as leaven
  2. He needs to leaven his speeches with more humor.
  3. using yeast to leaven the dough

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