Definitions For Trough


  • A channel along the eaves or on the roof; collects and carries away rainwater
  • A container (usually in a barn or stable) from which cattle or horses feed
  • A long narrow shallow receptacle
  • A narrow depression (as in the earth or between ocean waves or in the ocean bed)
  • A treasury for government funds
  • A concave shape with an open top
  • A long, shallow container from which animals (such as cows, pigs, horses, etc.) eat or drink
  • A period in which there is little economic activity and prices are usually low
  • A long, low area between waves or hills

Is Trough 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 Trough is worth 10 points in Scrabble and 11 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Trough in a Sentence

  • The economy is in a trough right now.
  • All of the wiring for the converted residential loft is concealed in a vertical trough

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