Is contention a Scrabble word?

Yes, contention is a Scrabble word!

...and is worth 12 points in Scrabble, and 16 points in Words with Friends

Contention is a valid Scrabble word.

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Dictionary definitions of the word contention

The meaning of contention


3 definitions of the word contention.


  1. A point asserted as part of an argument
  2. A contentious speech act; a dispute where there is strong disagreement
  3. The act of competing as for profit or a prize

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

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

Unscramble the letters in contention

There is 1 word that can be made by adding another letter to 'contention'.