Is QUAIL a scrabble word?

Words with Friends :  YES

English International (SOWPODS) :  YES

Collins Scrabble Words :  YES

Official Tournament & Club Word List :  YES

Enable1 Dictionary :  YES

Letterpress Dictionary :  YES

Definitions for the word 'quail'


  1. QUAIL, small gallinaceous game birds
  2. QUAIL, flesh of quail; suitable for roasting or broiling if young; otherwise must be braised
  3. QUAIL, a kind of small wild bird that is often hunted
  4. QUAIL, the meat of quail eaten as food


  1. QUAIL, draw back, as with fear or pain
  2. QUAIL, to feel afraid and often to show your fear in a way that can be clearly seen

Synonyms for 'quail'

The word QUAIL is worth 14 points in Scrabble and 16 points in Words with Friends

How to use the word 'quail' in a sentence

  1. We had quail for dinner.
  2. Other politicians quailed before him.
  3. He quailed at the thought of seeing her again.

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