Definitions For Scourge


  • A whip used to inflict punishment (often used for pedantic humor)
  • A person who inspires fear or dread
  • Something causing misery or death
  • Someone or something that causes a great amount of trouble or suffering
  • A whip that was used to punish people in the past


  • Cause extensive destruction or ruin utterly
  • Whip
  • Punish severely; excoriate
  • To cause a lot of trouble or suffering for (someone or something)
  • To hit (someone) with a whip as punishment

Is Scourge 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 Scourge is worth 10 points in Scrabble and 13 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Scourge in a Sentence

  • A city ravaged by the scourge of unemployment
  • The disease continues to be a scourge in the developing world.
  • A neighborhood scourged by crime
  • The prisoner was scourged with a whip.

Synonyms for Scourge

Antonyms for Scourge

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