Definitions For Reprisal


  • A retaliatory action against an enemy in wartime
  • Something that is done to hurt or punish someone who has hurt you or done something bad to you

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

Examples of Reprisal in a Sentence

  • Enemy officers suffered harsh reprisals.
  • The allies threatened economic reprisals against the invading country.
  • The hostages were taken in reprisal for the bombing.

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