Is shades a Scrabble word?

Yes, shades is a Scrabble word!

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

Shades is a valid Scrabble word.

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Dictionary definitions of the word shades

The meaning of shades


14 definitions of the word shades.


  1. Cast a shadow over
  2. Represent the effect of shade or shadow on
  3. Protect from light, heat, or view
  4. Vary slightly
  5. Pass from one quality such as color to another by a slight degree


  1. Spectacles that are darkened or polarized to protect the eyes from the glare of the sun
  2. Relative darkness caused by light rays being intercepted by an opaque body
  3. A quality of a given color that differs slightly from another color
  4. Protective covering that protects something from direct sunlight
  5. A subtle difference in meaning or opinion or attitude
  6. A position of relative inferiority
  7. A slight amount or degree of difference
  8. A mental representation of some haunting experience
  9. A representation of the effect of shadows in a picture or drawing (as by shading or darker pigment)

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

6 Letter Words

2 Letter Words

3 Anagrams of Shades

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 shades:

Unscramble the letters in shades

There are 7 words that can be made by adding another letter to 'shades'.

More words that can be made using the letters in shades