Is ho a Scrabble word?
Yes, ho is a Scrabble word!
...and is worth 5 points in Scrabble, and 4 points in Words with Friends
Ho is a valid Scrabble word.
See the definition of ho and examples of how ho is used here.
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Ho Meaning: What is Ho? Is Ho a Word?
Ho is a word found common use among sailors. (e.g., Land Ho! or Westward Ho!) Sailors may have picked up this word from the Danish exclamation 'hold op!' or in Dutch, "hou op!" which means 'stop!' Santa Claus is depicted in film and literature saying the phrase 'ho ho ho, Merry Christmas!' In this instance, ho has no intrinsic meaning but is instead used as an exclamation of joy. Ho may also refer to an ethnic group in India that possesses a language of the same name. Ho is also a common surname in Korea.
In Vietnam, the surname takes the form H?, and in China, it's spelled 'Hu.' Ho is the name of a popular tourist village in southern Denmark. Ho is also a major city in the country of Ghana. On the periodic chart of the elements, Ho is the symbol for Holmium, a rare-earth element discovered in 1878.
The protagonist in the cartoon ThunderCats uses the word in his battle cry: "Thunder-Thunder- ThunderCats, HO!!!"
In modern American slang, ho is shortened version of the word whore.
'Ho Hos' are popular American snacks produced by Hostess.
Common uses of the word HO
Called out to generate awareness or draw attention to something of importance.
noun - slang
A negative term that is used to describe a woman with many sexual partners.
1 definition of the word ho.
- A trivalent metallic element of the rare earth group; occurs together with yttrium; forms highly magnetic compounds
What Scrabble words can I make with the letters in ho?
1 Anagram of Ho
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 ho:
There are 15 words that can be made by adding another letter to 'ho'.