Is defect a Scrabble word?

Yes, defect is a Scrabble word!

...and is worth 12 points in Scrabble, and 13 points in Words with Friends

Defect is a valid Scrabble word.

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Dictionary definitions of the word defect

The meaning of defect


5 definitions of the word defect.


  1. Desert (a cause, a country or an army), often in order to join the opposing cause, country, or army


  1. An imperfection in a bodily system
  2. A failing or deficiency
  3. An imperfection in an object or machine
  4. A mark or flaw that spoils the appearance of something (especially on a person's body)

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

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Unscramble the letters in defect

There are 4 words that can be made by adding another letter to 'defect'.