Is tacks a Scrabble word?

Yes, tacks is a Scrabble word!

...and is worth 11 points in Scrabble, and 12 points in Words with Friends

Tacks is a valid Scrabble word.

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Dictionary definitions of the word tacks

The meaning of tacks


12 definitions of the word tacks.


  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. The heading or position of a vessel relative to the trim of its sails
  2. A short nail with a sharp point and a large head
  3. Gear for a horse
  4. (nautical) a line (rope or chain) that regulates the angle at which a sail is set in relation to the wind
  5. (nautical) the act of changing tack
  6. Sailing a zigzag course

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1 Anagram of Tacks

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 tacks:

Unscramble the letters in tacks

There are 4 words that can be made by adding another letter to 'tacks'.

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