Definitions For Misfire


  • A failure to hit (or meet or find etc)
  • An explosion that fails to occur


  • Fail to fire or detonate
  • To fail to work properly because the fuel mixture burns at the wrong time
  • To fail to fire properly : to fail to shoot a bullet
  • To fail to have an intended effect : to fail to work properly

Is Misfire 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 Misfire is worth 12 points in Scrabble and 13 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Misfire in a Sentence

  • Their scheme to rob the bank misfired disastrously and landed them all in jail

Synonyms for Misfire

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