Is key a Scrabble word?

Yes, key is a Scrabble word!

...and is worth 10 points in Scrabble, and 9 points in Words with Friends

Key is a valid Scrabble word.

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Dictionary definitions of the word key

The meaning of key


21 definitions of the word key.


  1. Identify as in botany or biology, for example
  2. Provide with a key
  3. Vandalize a car by scratching the sides with a key
  4. Regulate the musical pitch of
  5. Harmonize with or adjust to


  1. Serving as an essential component


  1. Metal device shaped in such a way that when it is inserted into the appropriate lock the lock's mechanism can be rotated
  2. Something crucial for explaining
  3. Pitch of the voice
  4. Any of 24 major or minor diatonic scales that provide the tonal framework for a piece of music
  5. A kilogram of a narcotic drug
  6. A winged often one-seed indehiscent fruit as of the ash or elm or maple
  7. United States lawyer and poet who wrote a poem after witnessing the British attack on Baltimore during the War of 1812; the poem was later set to music and entitled `The Star-Spangled Banner' (1779-1843)
  8. A coral reef off the southern coast of Florida
  9. (basketball) a space (including the foul line) in front of the basket at each end of a basketball court; usually painted a different color from the rest of the court
  10. A list of answers to a test
  11. A list of words or phrases that explain symbols or abbreviations
  12. A generic term for any device whose possession entitles the holder to a means of access
  13. Mechanical device used to wind another device that is driven by a spring (as a clock)
  14. The central building block at the top of an arch or vault
  15. A lever (as in a keyboard) that actuates a mechanism when depressed

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

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1 Anagram of Key

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 key:

Unscramble the letters in key

There are 8 words that can be made by adding another letter to 'key'.

More words that can be made using the letters in key