Definitions For Standoff


  • The act of repulsing or repelling an attack; a successful defensive stand
  • The finish of a contest in which the score is tied and the winner is undecided
  • An argument, contest, etc., in which there is no winner

Is Standoff 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 Standoff is worth 15 points in Scrabble and 16 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Standoff in a Sentence

  • The two governments are currently in a standoff over who has rights to the land.
  • After two hours they had played to a 5–5 standoff
  • The client's standoff attitude suggested that this was going to be a strictly business relationship

Synonyms for Standoff

Antonyms for Standoff

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