Is WINNOWING a scrabble word?

Words With Friends :  YES

Scrabble US :  YES

Scrabble UK :  YES

English International (SOWPODS) :  YES

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Definitions for the word 'winnowing'

noun

  1. WINNOWING, the act of separating grain from chaff

verb

  1. WINNOWING, to remove (people or things that are less important, desirable, etc.) from a larger group or list : to make (a list of possible choices) smaller by removing the less desirable choices
  2. WINNOWING, to remove (the unwanted coverings of seeds) from grain by throwing the grain up in the air and letting the wind blow the unwanted parts away

Synonyms for 'winnowing'

The word WINNOWING is worth 16 points in Scrabble and 20 points in Words with Friends

How to use the word 'winnowing' in a sentence

  1. The least qualified applicants were winnowed out of the initial pool.
  2. Harvesters winnowed the chaff from the wheat.

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