Definitions For Simmer


  • Temperature just below the boiling point
  • A state of simmering : a way of cooking that is close to boiling


  • Boil slowly at low temperature
  • To cook (something) so that it is almost boiling for a certain period of time
  • To be filled with a strong feeling that is difficult to control or hide
  • To be felt strongly by someone without being directly shown or expressed

Is Simmer 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 Simmer is worth 10 points in Scrabble and 12 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Simmer in a Sentence

  • Simmer the stew for 40 minutes or until the sauce has thickened.
  • The chicken was simmered in a cream sauce.
  • The dispute simmered for years before any progress was made.
  • Bring the mixture to a simmer.

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