Definitions For Prophylactic


  • Contraceptive device consisting of a sheath of thin rubber or latex that is worn over the penis during intercourse
  • Remedy that prevents or slows the course of an illness or disease


  • Preventing or contributing to the prevention of disease
  • Warding off
  • Capable of preventing conception or impregnation


  • Something that is designed to prevent the spread of disease or infection

Is Prophylactic a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
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The word Prophylactic is worth 26 points in Scrabble and 29 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Prophylactic in a Sentence

  • The prophylactic use of antibiotics
  • The many prophylactic measures that city officials could have taken to reduce the scope of the disaster

Synonyms for Prophylactic

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