Is SHEAR a scrabble word?

Words With Friends :  YES

Scrabble US :  YES

Scrabble UK :  YES

English International (SOWPODS) :  YES

Scrabble Global :  YES

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Definitions for the word 'shear'


  1. SHEAR, a large edge tool that cuts sheet metal by passing a blade through it
  2. SHEAR, (physics) a deformation of an object in which parallel planes remain parallel but are shifted in a direction parallel to themselves


  1. SHEAR, become deformed by forces tending to produce a shearing strain
  2. SHEAR, cut with shears
  3. SHEAR, cut or cut through with shears
  4. SHEAR, shear the wool from
  5. SHEAR, to cut the hair, wool, etc., off (an animal)
  6. SHEAR, to cut off (an animal's hair, wool, etc.)
  7. SHEAR, to cut off a person's hair

Synonyms for 'shear'

The word SHEAR is worth 8 points in Scrabble and 7 points in Words with Friends

How to use the word 'shear' in a sentence

  1. The farmers sheared the sheep.
  2. The farmers sheared the wool from the sheep.

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