Definitions For Rue


  • (French) a street or road in France
  • Sadness associated with some wrong done or some disappointment
  • Leaves sometimes used for flavoring fruit or claret cup but should be used with great caution: can cause irritation like poison ivy
  • European strong-scented perennial herb with grey-green bitter-tasting leaves; an irritant similar to poison ivy
  • To feel sorrow or regret for (something)


  • Feel remorse for; feel sorry for; be contrite about

Is Rues 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 Rue is worth 4 points in Scrabble and 5 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Rue in a Sentence

  • He must be ruing his decision now.
  • I rue the day I agreed to this stupid plan.

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