Definitions For Motif


  • A design or figure that consists of recurring shapes or colors, as in architecture or decoration
  • A unifying idea that is a recurrent element in literary or artistic work
  • A theme that is repeated or elaborated in a piece of music
  • Something (such as an important idea or subject) that is repeated throughout a book, story, etc.
  • A single or repeated design or pattern

Is Motif 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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Words with Friends

The word Motif is worth 10 points in Scrabble and 11 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Motif in a Sentence

  • The wallpaper has a flower motif.
  • The motif of mute figures standing in lonely isolation is a recurrent one in the artist's works

Synonyms for Motif

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