Is SHEER 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 'sheer'


  1. SHEER, cause to sheer
  2. SHEER, turn sharply; change direction abruptly
  3. SHEER, to turn suddenly
  4. SHEER, straight up or down


  1. SHEER, complete and without restriction or qualification; sometimes used informally as intensifiers
  2. SHEER, very steep; having a prominent and almost vertical front
  3. SHEER, not mixed with extraneous elements
  4. SHEER, so thin as to transmit light


  1. SHEER, directly
  2. SHEER, straight up or down without a break


  1. SHEER, complete and total
  2. SHEER, very steep : almost straight up and down

Synonyms for 'sheer'

Antonyms for 'sheer'

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

How to use the word 'sheer' in a sentence

  1. the cruise ship sheered to the northwest, putting it safely out of the path of the hurricane
  2. the car sheered to avoid hitting the dog
  3. a sheer drop to the sea
  4. we had to get window shades because passersby could see right through our sheer curtains
  5. mountains rising sheer from the plains

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