Definitions For Molt


  • Periodic shedding of the cuticle in arthropods or the outer skin in reptiles


  • Cast off hair, skin, horn, or feathers
  • To lose a covering of hair, feathers, etc., and replace it with new growth in the same place

Is Molt a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

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The word Molt is worth 6 points in Scrabble and 8 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Molt in a Sentence

  • Snakes molt as they grow, shedding the old skin and growing a larger new skin.
  • A crab molts its shell as it grows larger

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