Words With Z In Them | 1,413 Scrabble Words With Z

A list of scrabble words starting with Z Z words can be some of the trickiest to use, but the last letter in the alphabet isn't last in our hearts! Worth 10 points in word games like Words with Friends and Scrabble, Z is a great letter to easily bump your score. So, we've put together a list of words that start with Z that you can use. The list starts with the highest scoring words, and is then organized by how many letters the word has with the longest at the top (so for 7-8 letter words that contain Z start at the top).

Of all the words beginning with Z, probably the most useful is ZA - short for 'Pizza'. You're probably only going to see this word in a game of Scrabble (or maybe you're just way cooler than I am).

In the UK Scrabble dictionary, ZO is a valid word - but it's not an option in the official Scrabble dictionary or in Words with Friends. You could always try bluffing?

If this list isn’t cutting it, use our Scrabble Word Finder to triangulate the exact word you’re looking for. Also, check out our list of words starting with Z and ending with Z for more "Z" related fun.


The highest scoring words with Z

Want to go straight to the words that will get you the best score? Here are all the highest scoring words with z, not including the 50-point bonus if they use seven letters.

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1,413 Scrabble words that contain Z

7 Letter Words With Z

6 Letter Words With Z

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2 Letter Words With Z

FAQ on words containing Z

What are the best Scrabble words with Z?

The highest scoring Scrabble word containing Z is Pizzazz, which is worth at least 45 points without any bonuses. The next best word with Z is pizazzy, which is worth 39 points. Other high score words with Z are jazzmen (34), jazzman (34), zyzzyva (43), jazzbos (34), jacuzzi (34), zizzled (35), jazzily (35), and quizzed (35).

How many words contain Z?

There are 1,413 words that contaih Z in the Scrabble dictionary. Of those 642 are 7 letter words, 431 are 6 letter words, 227 are 5 letter words, 88 are 4 letter words, 24 are 3 letter words, and 1 is a 2 letter word.

How many two letter words contain Z?

There are 1 two letter words that contain Z. They are and za.