Definitions For Parry


  • A return punch (especially by a boxer)
  • (fencing) blocking a lunge or deflecting it with a circular motion of the sword


  • Avoid or try to avoid fulfilling, answering, or performing (duties, questions, or issues)
  • Impede the movement of (an opponent or a ball)
  • To defend yourself by turning or pushing aside (a punch, a weapon, etc.)
  • To avoid giving a direct answer to (a question) by being skillful or clever

Is Parry 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 Parry is worth 10 points in Scrabble and 10 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Parry in a Sentence

  • He parried the thrust of his opponent's sword.
  • He parried and then threw a punch.
  • She cleverly parried the reporters' questions.

Synonyms for Parry

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