Definitions For Shell

noun

  • Hard outer covering or case of certain organisms such as arthropods and turtles
  • The hard largely calcareous covering of a mollusc or a brachiopod
  • A metal sheathing of uniform thickness (such as the shield attached to an artillery piece to protect the gunners)
  • Ammunition consisting of a cylindrical metal casing containing an explosive charge and a projectile; fired from a large gun
  • The housing or outer covering of something
  • A very light narrow racing boat
  • A rigid covering that envelops an object
  • The exterior covering of a bird's egg
  • The hard usually fibrous outer layer of some fruits especially nuts
  • The material that forms the hard outer covering of many animals
  • The hard outer covering of an animal, insect, etc., that protects it
  • The hard outer covering of an egg
  • The hard outer covering of a nut, fruit, or seed

verb

  • Remove the husks from
  • Remove from its shell or outer covering
  • Come out better in a competition, race, or conflict
  • Use explosives on
  • Look for and collect shells by the seashore
  • Hit the pitches of hard and regularly
  • Fall out of the pod or husk
  • Create by using explosives
  • To remove the shell or outer covering of (something)
  • To shoot shells at (someone or something) using large guns
  • To score heavily against (a pitcher) in baseball

Is Shell 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

Scrabble
8
Words with Friends
9

The word Shell is worth 8 points in Scrabble and 9 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Shell in a Sentence

  • The shell of a crab
  • We collected shells at the beach.
  • We're going to have stuffed shells for dinner.
  • They shelled the enemy troops.
  • The town was shelled during the battle.

Synonyms for Shell

Antonyms for Shell

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