Is PRETENCE a scrabble word?

Words With Friends :  YES

Scrabble US :  YES

Scrabble UK :  YES

English International (SOWPODS) :  YES

Scrabble Global :  YES

Enable1 Dictionary :  YES

Definitions for the word 'pretence'


  1. PRETENCE, the act of giving a false appearance
  2. PRETENCE, an artful or simulated semblance
  3. PRETENCE, a false or unsupportable quality
  4. PRETENCE, imaginative intellectual play
  5. PRETENCE, pretending with intention to deceive
  6. PRETENCE, a false reason or explanation that is used to hide the real purpose of something
  7. PRETENCE, an act or appearance that looks real but is false
  8. PRETENCE, a claim of having a particular quality, ability, condition, etc.

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The word PRETENCE is worth 12 points in Scrabble and 15 points in Words with Friends

How to use the word 'pretence' in a sentence

  1. We tried to keep up the pretense that everything was fine.
  2. Their indifference is merely pretense.

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