Definitions For Original


  • An original creation (i.e., an audio recording) from which copies can be made
  • Something that serves as a model or a basis for making copies
  • A document, film, painting, etc., which is created by someone and from which a copy or translation is made
  • A person who is different from other people in an appealing or interesting way


  • Not derived or copied or translated from something else
  • Preceding all others in time or being as first made or performed
  • (of e.g. information) not secondhand or by way of something intermediary


  • Being or productive of something fresh and unusual; or being as first made or thought of

Is Original 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 Original is worth 9 points in Scrabble and 12 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Original in a Sentence

  • I gave her a copy of the report and kept the original.
  • This isn't a reprint, it's an original.
  • Compared to other actresses of her generation, she is a true original.
  • Their original idea was to fix their old car, but they decided to buy a new one instead.
  • The word's original meaning was very different from its current meaning.
  • I gave her a copy and kept the original document myself.

Synonyms for Original

Antonyms for Original

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