Is TIGHTENING 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 'tightening'


  1. TIGHTENING, the act of making something tighter


  1. TIGHTENING, to make (something) tight or tighter or to become tight or tighter

Antonyms for 'tightening'

The word TIGHTENING is worth 15 points in Scrabble and 18 points in Words with Friends

How to use the word 'tightening' in a sentence

  1. She tightened her hold on the handle.
  2. tighten the straps on the backpack so that the load doesn't shift while hiking

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