Definitions For Recreant


  • A disloyal person who betrays or deserts his cause or religion or political party or friend etc.
  • An abject coward


  • Lacking even the rudiments of courage; abjectly fearful
  • Having deserted a cause or principle

Is Recreant 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 Recreant is worth 10 points in Scrabble and 12 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Recreant in a Sentence

  • The victors had only contempt for the recreant enemy soldiers who surrendered without firing a shot
  • recreant campaign workers who walked out as soon as their candidate began dropping in the polls
  • Traditionally armies have dealt harshly with recreants, with execution being a common punishment for desertion during wartime
  • The historian reserved his greatest contempt for those recreants who opposed the witch hunt but lacked the courage to speak out against it

Synonyms for Recreant

Antonyms for Recreant

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