Is TAPER a scrabble word?

Words With Friends :  YES

Scrabble US :  YES

Scrabble UK :  YES

English International (SOWPODS) :  YES

Scrabble Global :  YES

Enable1 Dictionary :  YES

Definitions for the word 'taper'


  1. TAPER, stick of wax with a wick in the middle
  2. TAPER, a loosely woven cord (in a candle or oil lamp) that draws fuel by capillary action up into the flame
  3. TAPER, the property possessed by a shape that narrows toward a point (as a wedge or cone)
  4. TAPER, a convex shape that narrows toward a point


  1. TAPER, diminish gradually
  2. TAPER, give a point to
  3. TAPER, to become gradually smaller toward one end

Synonyms for 'taper'

Antonyms for 'taper'

The word TAPER is worth 7 points in Scrabble and 8 points in Words with Friends

How to use the word 'taper' in a sentence

  1. leaves that taper to a point
  2. you'll find the symptoms begin tapering gradually about 24 hours after you take the medicine

Lookup another word