Definitions For Pretext


  • An artful or simulated semblance
  • Something serving to conceal plans; a fictitious reason that is concocted in order to conceal the real reason
  • A reason that you give to hide your real reason for doing something

Is Pretext a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Words with Friends

The word Pretext is worth 16 points in Scrabble and 17 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Pretext in a Sentence

  • She went back to her friend's house on the pretext that she had forgotten her purse.

Synonyms for Pretext

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