Definitions For Yarn


  • A fine cord of twisted fibers (of cotton or silk or wool or nylon etc.) used in sewing and weaving
  • The act of giving an account describing incidents or a course of events
  • A long, thin piece of cotton, wool, etc., that is thicker than thread and that is used for knitting and weaving
  • An exciting or interesting story ; especially : a story that is so surprising or unusual that it is difficult to believe


  • Tell or spin a yarn

Is Yarn 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 Yarn is worth 7 points in Scrabble and 7 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Yarn in a Sentence

  • The sheep's wool will be spun into yarn.
  • yarns about ghosts and goblins
  • A storyteller who spins yarns that will keep any audience riveted

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