Is drift a Scrabble word?

Yes, drift is a Scrabble word!

...and is worth 9 points in Scrabble, and 9 points in Words with Friends

Drift is a valid Scrabble word.

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Dictionary definitions of the word drift

The meaning of drift


17 definitions of the word drift.


  1. Be in motion due to some air or water current
  2. Wander from a direct course or at random
  3. Move about aimlessly or without any destination, often in search of food or employment
  4. Vary or move from a fixed point or course
  5. Live unhurriedly, irresponsibly, or freely
  6. Move in an unhurried fashion
  7. Cause to be carried by a current
  8. Drive slowly and far afield for grazing
  9. Be subject to fluctuation
  10. Be piled up in banks or heaps by the force of wind or a current


  1. A force that moves something along
  2. The gradual departure from an intended course due to external influences (as a ship or plane)
  3. A process of linguistic change over a period of time
  4. A large mass of material that is heaped up by the wind or by water currents
  5. A general tendency to change (as of opinion)
  6. The pervading meaning or tenor
  7. A horizontal (or nearly horizontal) passageway in a mine

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