Is backwater a Scrabble word?

Yes, backwater is a Scrabble word!

...and is worth 20 points in Scrabble, and 22 points in Words with Friends

Backwater is a valid Scrabble word.

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Dictionary definitions of the word backwater

The meaning of backwater


2 definitions of the word backwater.


  1. A body of water that was created by a flood or tide or by being held or forced back by a dam
  2. A place or condition in which no development or progress is occurring

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

7 Letter Words

2 Letter Words

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

Unscramble the letters in backwater

There are 2 words that can be made by adding another letter to 'backwater'.