Definitions For Subtle


  • Working or spreading in a hidden and usually injurious way
  • Difficult to detect or grasp by the mind or analyze
  • Able to make fine distinctions

Is Subtle 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 Subtle is worth 8 points in Scrabble and 11 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Subtle in a Sentence

  • A subtle difference in meaning between the words
  • Racial discrimination still exists, only now it's subtler than it once was.
  • When it comes to giving criticism, sometimes it's best to take a subtle approach.

Synonyms for Subtle

Antonyms for Subtle

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