Definitions For Portraying


  • A representation by picture or portraiture


  • To describe (someone or something) in a particular way
  • To show (someone or something) in a painting, book, etc.
  • To play (a character) in a film, play, or television show

Is Portraying 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 Portraying is worth 16 points in Scrabble and 18 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Portraying in a Sentence

  • The White House has portrayed the President as deeply conflicted over the matter.
  • The lawyer portrayed his client as a victim of child abuse.
  • He portrayed himself as a victim.

Synonyms for Portraying

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