Definitions For Understatement


  • A statement that is restrained in ironic contrast to what might have been said


  • To say that (something) is smaller, less important, etc., than it really is

Is Understatement a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends NO
Scrabble US NO
Scrabble UK NO
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global NO
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Words with Friends

The word Understatement is worth 17 points in Scrabble and 21 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Understatement in a Sentence

  • He understated his taxable income.
  • She's trying to understate the issue.

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