Definitions For Purple


  • (Roman Catholic Church) official dress of a cardinal; so named after the Tyrial purple color of the robes
  • A purple color or pigment
  • (in ancient Rome) position of imperial status
  • A color that is between red and blue


  • Color purple
  • Become purple


  • Of a color intermediate between red and blue
  • Belonging to or befitting a supreme ruler
  • Excessively elaborate or showily expressed

Is Purples 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 Purple is worth 11 points in Scrabble and 15 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Purple in a Sentence

  • The book contains a few purple passages.
  • Her writing was full of purple prose.

Synonyms for Purple

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