Definitions For Stifle


  • Joint between the femur and tibia in a quadruped; corresponds to the human knee
  • To not allow yourself to do or express (something)
  • To stop (someone) from doing or expressing something
  • To make (something) difficult or impossible


  • Be asphyxiated; die from lack of oxygen
  • Suppress or constrain so as to lessen in intensity
  • Impair the respiration of or obstruct the air passage of
  • Suppress in order to conceal or hide

Is Stifle 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 Stifle is worth 9 points in Scrabble and 10 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Stifle in a Sentence

  • Trying to stifle a cry
  • I had to stifle the desire to yell “Stop!”.
  • Students at the school are stifled by the pressure to score high on tests.

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Antonyms for Stifle

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