Definitions For Local


  • Public transport consisting of a bus or train that stops at all stations or stops
  • Anesthetic that numbs a particular area of the body
  • A person who lives in a particular area, city, or town : a local person
  • A train or bus that makes all of the stops along its route
  • A local part of a labor union


  • Relating to or applicable to or concerned with the administration of a city or town or district rather than a larger area
  • Affecting only a restricted part or area of the body
  • Of or belonging to or characteristic of a particular locality or neighborhood

Is Local 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 Local is worth 7 points in Scrabble and 10 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Local in a Sentence

  • We had dinner at a local restaurant.
  • The police have arrested a local man for the crime.
  • This is a local shop for local people: we don't get many outsiders here.
  • He's the president of the union local at the factory.
  • The truck drivers are members of Local 349 of the Teamsters' Union

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