Is shears a Scrabble word?

Yes, shears is a Scrabble word!

...and is worth 9 points in Scrabble, and 8 points in Words with Friends

Shears is a valid Scrabble word.

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Dictionary definitions of the word shears

The meaning of shears


7 definitions of the word shears.


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

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

6 Letter Words

2 Letter Words

2 Anagrams of Shears

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 shears:

Unscramble the letters in shears

There are 13 words that can be made by adding another letter to 'shears'.