Definitions For Swell


  • A crescendo followed by a decrescendo
  • The undulating movement of the surface of the open sea
  • A rounded elevation (especially one on an ocean floor)
  • A man who is much concerned with his dress and appearance
  • An upward and downward movement of the water in the sea
  • The curved or rounded shape of something
  • An increase in size or number


  • Expand abnormally
  • Cause to become swollen
  • Increase in size, magnitude, number, or intensity
  • Come up, as of a liquid
  • Become filled with pride, arrogance, or anger
  • Come up (as of feelings and thoughts, or other ephemeral things)
  • To become larger than normal
  • To make (something, such as a river) larger or more full than normal
  • To increase in size or number


  • Very good

Is Swell 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 Swell is worth 8 points in Scrabble and 10 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Swell in a Sentence

  • Her broken ankle swelled badly.
  • Heavy rains swelled the river.
  • The population has swelled in recent years.
  • The storm has brought high winds and heavy swells along the coast.
  • The swell of a pregnant woman's belly
  • A swell in the population
  • That was a swell party.
  • What a swell time we had at the country club dance

Synonyms for Swell

Antonyms for Swell

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