Is STRAINING a scrabble word?

Words with Friends :  YES

English International (SOWPODS) :  YES

Collins Scrabble Words :  YES

Official Tournament & Club Word List :  YES

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Definitions for the word 'straining'


  1. STRAINING, an intense or violent exertion
  2. STRAINING, the act of distorting something so it seems to mean something it was not intended to mean
  3. STRAINING, to injure (a body part or muscle) by too much tension, use, or effort
  4. STRAINING, to try very hard to do or get something
  5. STRAINING, to be pulled or stretched in a forceful way


  1. STRAINING, taxing to the utmost; testing powers of endurance

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The word STRAINING is worth 10 points in Scrabble and 13 points in Words with Friends

How to use the word 'straining' in a sentence

  1. I strained my back trying to lift the couch.
  2. Too much computer work strains the eyes.
  3. He strained a muscle in his leg.

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