Definitions For Spike


  • Sports equipment consisting of a sharp point on the sole of a shoe worn by athletes
  • A large stout nail
  • Any holding device consisting of a rigid, sharp-pointed object
  • A long, thin sharp-pointed implement (wood or metal)
  • A sharp-pointed projection along the top of a fence or wall (or a dinosaur)
  • Each of the sharp points on the soles of athletic shoes to prevent slipping (or the shoes themselves)
  • A very high narrow heel on women's shoes
  • A transient variation in voltage or current
  • A sharp rise followed by a sharp decline
  • (botany) an indeterminate inflorescence bearing sessile flowers on an unbranched axis
  • Fruiting spike of a cereal plant especially corn
  • To add alcohol or drugs to (food or drink)
  • To add something that gives flavor or interest to (something)
  • To increase greatly in a short period of time


  • Manifest a sharp increase
  • Add alcohol to (beverages)
  • Bring forth a spike or spikes
  • Secure with spikes
  • Pierce with a sharp stake or point
  • Stand in the way of

Is Spikes 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 Spike is worth 12 points in Scrabble and 13 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Spike in a Sentence

  • Someone spiked the punch at the party.
  • The medication caused his blood pressure to spike.
  • She spiked the ball and scored the winning point.

Synonyms for Spike

Antonyms for Spikes

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