Is PERNICIOUS a scrabble word?

Words with Friends :  YES

English International (SOWPODS) :  YES

Collins Scrabble Words :  YES

Official Tournament & Club Word List :  YES

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Letterpress Dictionary :  YES

Definitions for the word 'pernicious'


  1. PERNICIOUS, working or spreading in a hidden and usually injurious way
  2. PERNICIOUS, exceedingly harmful

Synonyms for 'pernicious'

Antonyms for 'pernicious'

The word PERNICIOUS is worth 14 points in Scrabble and 18 points in Words with Friends

How to use the word 'pernicious' in a sentence

  1. More pernicious still has been the acceptance of the author's controversial ideas by the general public.
  2. the pernicious effects of jealousy
  3. She thinks television has a pernicious influence on our children.

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