Is MISFIRE a scrabble word?

Words with Friends :  YES

English International (SOWPODS) :  YES

Collins Scrabble Words :  YES

Official Tournament & Club Word List :  YES

Enable1 Dictionary :  YES

Letterpress Dictionary :  YES

Definitions for the word 'misfire'


  1. MISFIRE, a failure to hit (or meet or find etc)
  2. MISFIRE, an explosion that fails to occur


  1. MISFIRE, fail to fire or detonate
  2. MISFIRE, to fail to work properly because the fuel mixture burns at the wrong time
  3. MISFIRE, to fail to fire properly : to fail to shoot a bullet
  4. MISFIRE, to fail to have an intended effect : to fail to work properly

Synonyms for 'misfire'

The word MISFIRE is worth 12 points in Scrabble and 13 points in Words with Friends

How to use the word 'misfire' in a sentence

  1. their scheme to rob the bank misfired disastrously and landed them all in jail

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