Definitions For Shortage


  • The property of being an amount by which something is less than expected or required
  • An acute insufficiency
  • A state in which there is not enough of something that is needed ( chiefly Brit)

Is Shortage 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 Shortage is worth 12 points in Scrabble and 12 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Shortage in a Sentence

  • There was a troubling shortage of supplies for the troops overseas this year

Synonyms for Shortage

Antonyms for Shortage

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