Is PENALTY a scrabble word?

Words with Friends :  YES

English International (SOWPODS) :  YES

Collins Scrabble Words :  YES

Official Tournament & Club Word List :  YES

Enable1 Dictionary :  YES

Letterpress Dictionary :  YES

Definitions for the word 'penalty'


  1. PENALTY, the act of punishing
  2. PENALTY, (games) a handicap or disadvantage that is imposed on a competitor (or a team) for an infraction of the rules of the game
  3. PENALTY, the disadvantage or painful consequences of an action or condition
  4. PENALTY, a payment required for not fulfilling a contract
  5. PENALTY, punishment for breaking a rule or law
  6. PENALTY, a disadvantage or difficulty you experience
  7. PENALTY, a punishment or disadvantage given to a team or player for breaking a rule in a game

Synonyms for 'penalty'

The word PENALTY is worth 12 points in Scrabble and 14 points in Words with Friends

How to use the word 'penalty' in a sentence

  1. The company was given a severe penalty for the violation.
  2. They allowed him to pay back the money without a penalty.
  3. They allowed him to pay back the money without penalty.

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