Definitions For Truss


  • (architecture) a triangular bracket of brick or stone (usually of slight extent)
  • A framework of beams (rafters, posts, struts) forming a rigid structure that supports a roof or bridge or other structure
  • (medicine) a bandage consisting of a pad and belt; worn to hold a hernia in place by pressure
  • A strong frame of beams, bars, or rods that supports a roof or bridge
  • A special belt that is worn by someone who has a hernia


  • Support structurally
  • Secure with or as if with ropes
  • Tie the wings and legs of a bird before cooking it
  • To tie up (someone) tightly to prevent movement
  • To tie together the wings or legs of (a turkey, chicken, etc.) for cooking

Is Truss 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 Truss is worth 5 points in Scrabble and 6 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Truss in a Sentence

  • She stuffed and trussed the duck.
  • After stuffing the turkey, the chef quickly trussed it so the forcemeat wouldn't fall out during roasting

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