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 Words with Friends and Scrabble, Z is a great letter to easily bump your score.

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?


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.

Top words with ZScrabble PointsWords With Friends Points

1,413 Scrabble words that contain Z

7 Letter Words With Z

6 Letter Words With Z

5 Letter Words With Z

3 Letter Words With Z

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.