Is shear a Scrabble word?

Yes, shear is a Scrabble word!

...and is worth 8 points in Scrabble, and 7 points in Words with Friends

Shear is a valid Scrabble word.

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Dictionary definitions of the word shear

The meaning of shear


6 definitions of the word shear.


  1. Cut with shears
  2. Shear the wool from
  3. Cut or cut through with shears
  4. Become deformed by forces tending to produce a shearing strain


  1. (physics) a deformation of an object in which parallel planes remain parallel but are shifted in a direction parallel to themselves
  2. A large edge tool that cuts sheet metal by passing a blade through it

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

5 Letter Words

2 Letter Words

4 Anagrams of Shear

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 shear:

Unscramble the letters in shear

There are 20 words that can be made by adding another letter to 'shear'.

More words that can be made using the letters in shear