Definitions For Mire


  • A soft wet area of low-lying land that sinks underfoot
  • A difficulty or embarrassment that is hard to extricate yourself from
  • Deep soft mud in water or slush
  • Thick and deep mud


  • Soil with mud, muck, or mire
  • Be unable to move further
  • Cause to get stuck as if in a mire
  • Entrap

Is Mire 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 Mire is worth 6 points in Scrabble and 7 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Mire in a Sentence

  • The troops marched onward through the muck and the mire.
  • Played on a football field that was thick with mire
  • The sight of the standard, which had emerged from the battle mangled and mired, still stirred the soldiers' hearts
  • The case has been mired in probate court for years

Synonyms for Mire

Antonyms for Mire

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