Definitions For Smothering


  • Causing difficulty in breathing especially through lack of fresh air and presence of heat


  • To kill (someone) by covering the face so that breathing is not possible
  • To cover (something) in order to keep it from growing or spreading
  • To try to keep (something) from happening : to try to stop doing (something)

Is Smothering 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 Smothering is worth 16 points in Scrabble and 18 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Smothering in a Sentence

  • He tried to smother her with a pillow.
  • She smothered the fire with a blanket.

Synonyms for Smothering

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