Is ay a Scrabble word?

Yes, ay is a Scrabble word!

...and is worth 5 points in Scrabble, and 4 points in Words with Friends

Ay is a valid Scrabble word.

See the definition of ay and examples of how ay is used here.

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Is Ay a word? Ay meaning


An acceptable spelling of the longer word "Aye," the word "Ay" is typically used when a person is trying to express their approval or their assent. (In other words, "Ay" and "Aye" are variations on the word "Yes.") Whether it's said as "Ay," "Aye," or even "Aye aye," the word gives the speaker's approval or their acknowledgement. The word comes from the letter I, and can be seen as a phonetic spelling of the letter.

"Ay" has also been seen as a way to express sorrow or regret over a situation or a circumstance. After hearing some bad news, someone may say "Ay, I'm sorry" or "Ay, that's too bad." Conversely, "Ay" can also be defined as an outdated way of saying "always" or "forever." This definition of the word is very rarely seen these days, but it has been defined this way in the past and still hangs on by a thread for some English speakers. While these two meanings appear to differ pretty extremely, both are seen as appropriate English-language definitions of the word "Ay."

What Scrabble words can I make with the letters in ay?

2 Letter Words

1 Anagram of Ay

Anagrams are words that use the same letters as other words, but in a different order.

Anagrams are sometimes called a Word Unscramble

Words that can be created with an extra letter added to ay:

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There are 17 words that can be made by adding another letter to 'ay'.

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