Definitions For Stroke


  • A light touch with the hands
  • A single complete movement
  • (sports) the act of swinging or striking at a ball with a club or racket or bat or cue or hand
  • Any one of the repeated movements of the limbs and body used for locomotion in swimming or rowing
  • A mark made on a surface by a pen, pencil, or paintbrush
  • A punctuation mark (/) used to separate related items of information
  • Anything that happens suddenly or by chance without an apparent cause
  • The maximum movement available to a pivoted or reciprocating piece by a cam
  • A light touch
  • The oarsman nearest the stern of the shell who sets the pace for the rest of the crew
  • (golf) the unit of scoring in golf is the act of hitting the ball with a club
  • A sudden loss of consciousness resulting when the rupture or occlusion of a blood vessel leads to oxygen lack in the brain


  • Treat gingerly or carefully
  • Strike a ball with a smooth blow
  • Row at a particular rate
  • Touch lightly and repeatedly, as with brushing motions
  • A serious illness caused when a blood vessel in your brain suddenly breaks or is blocked
  • An act of hitting a ball or the movement made to hit a ball during a game
  • An act of hitting the ball that is counted as part of a player's score

Is Stroke 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 Stroke is worth 10 points in Scrabble and 10 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Stroke in a Sentence

  • He had a stroke last winter.
  • She has a strong backhand stroke.
  • He is ahead by two strokes.

Synonyms for Stroke

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