Is SWAB a scrabble word?

Words with Friends :  YES

English International (SOWPODS) :  YES

Collins Scrabble Words :  YES

Official Tournament & Club Word List :  YES

Enable1 Dictionary :  YES

Letterpress Dictionary :  YES

Definitions for the word 'swab'


  1. SWAB, cleaning implement consisting of absorbent material fastened to a handle; for cleaning floors
  2. SWAB, implement consisting of a small piece of cotton that is used to apply medication or cleanse a wound or obtain a specimen of a secretion
  3. SWAB, a small piece of soft material sometimes on the end of a small stick that is used for applying medicine, cleaning a wound, etc.
  4. SWAB, a small amount of material taken with a swab as a sample from a person's body


  1. SWAB, apply (usually a liquid) to a surface
  2. SWAB, wash with a swab or a mop
  3. SWAB, to wipe or clean (something, such as a wound) with a swab

Synonyms for 'swab'

The word SWAB is worth 9 points in Scrabble and 10 points in Words with Friends

How to use the word 'swab' in a sentence

  1. Use a cotton swab dipped in alcohol to disinfect the area.
  2. The doctor took a throat swab and sent it to the lab.
  3. The nurse swabbed the cut with a disinfectant.

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