Definitions For Paddle


  • A short light oar used without an oarlock to propel a canoe or small boat
  • An instrument of punishment consisting of a flat board
  • A blade of a paddle wheel or water wheel
  • Small wooden bat with a flat surface; used for hitting balls in various games


  • Stir with a paddle
  • Give a spanking to; subject to a spanking
  • Walk unsteadily
  • Propel with a paddle
  • Swim like a dog in shallow water
  • Play in or as if in water, as of small children
  • A long, usually wooden pole that has a wide, flat part at the end and is used to move and steer a small boat (such as a canoe)
  • An object with a short handle and a wide, flat part that is used to hit the ball in various games (such as table tennis)
  • Any one of various tools or devices that are wide, flat, and thin

Is Paddle 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 Paddle is worth 10 points in Scrabble and 12 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Paddle in a Sentence

  • Use the mixer's paddle attachment to mix the dough.
  • The potter used a paddle to shape the clay.

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