Definitions For Splinter


  • A small thin sharp bit or wood or glass or metal
  • A thin, sharp piece of something (such as wood, glass, etc.) that has broken off a larger piece


  • Break up into splinters or slivers
  • Divide into slivers or splinters
  • Withdraw from an organization or communion
  • To break (something) into small pieces or splinters
  • To divide or split a group of people into smaller groups

Is Splinter 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 Splinter is worth 10 points in Scrabble and 13 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Splinter in a Sentence

  • I got a splinter in my finger.
  • There were splinters of glass everywhere.
  • The board splintered under his weight.
  • The impact of the crash splintered the glass.
  • Groups that have splintered off to form new political movements

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