Is en a Scrabble word?

Yes, en is a Scrabble word!

...and is worth 2 points in Scrabble, and 3 points in Words with Friends

En is a valid Scrabble word.

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

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Is En a word? En meaning


Ah, en. It’s an interesting word with several valid definitions. Unfortunately, it’s also incredibly frustrating for any Scrabble opponent who challenges its usage.

Of course, the simplest definition for “en” is exactly what it sounds like—the letter N. Yes, from the alphabet. Why do we need to spell out a letter? Why do we include the letter itself within the word? No one knows. But it’s in the dictionary. Yes, really.

En also means a type setting that’s half the space of an em. If you’re frustrated right now, you’re not alone. It does make sense, though. Look at the letter M. Now look at the letter N. Theoretically, in old-fashioned print, N takes up less space than M. And somehow this became the standard unit of measure for typesetters everywhere.

It’s also a prefix that means “into,” but of course prefixes don’t count in Scrabble—unless they have other meanings, too.

Examples of “en” in a sentence:

  • What’s your favorite letter? Mine is en.
  • What comes after el? Is it em or en?

Definition of en

The meaning of en


1 definition of the word en.


  1. Half the width of an em

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

2 Letter Words

1 Anagram of En

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 en:

Unscramble the letters in en

There are 16 words that can be made by adding another letter to 'en'.

More words that can be made using the letters in en

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