Is tacking a Scrabble word?

Yes, tacking is a Scrabble word!

...and is worth 14 points in Scrabble, and 17 points in Words with Friends

Tacking is a valid Scrabble word.

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Dictionary definitions of the word tacking

The meaning of tacking


8 definitions of the word tacking.


  1. Fasten with tacks
  2. Turn into the wind
  3. Create by putting components or members together
  4. Sew together loosely, with large stitches
  5. Fix to; attach
  6. Reverse (a direction, attitude, or course of action)


  1. A loose temporary sewing stitch to hold layers of fabric together
  2. (nautical) the act of changing tack

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

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