Dictionary

TWL06 (US, Canada and Thailand) Yes 8 Points
SOWPODS (UK and Others) Yes 8 Points
Enable (Words with Friends) Yes 9 Points

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Is shell a word in Scrabble?

    Yes, shell is a valid word in scrabble.As per TWL06 dictionary it has 8 points,As per SOWPODS dictionary it has 8 points.

  • Is shell a word in Words With Friends?

    Yes, shell is a valid word in words with friends. As per Words with Friends dictionary it has 9 points.

Definition(s)

Noun
1.
meaning: the hard largely calcareous covering of a mollusc or a brachiopod ;
2.
meaning: a metal sheathing of uniform thickness (such as the shield attached to an artillery piece to protect the gunners) ;
synonyms: {plate}; {scale}
3.
meaning: the housing or outer covering of something;
examples: the clock has a walnut case
synonyms: {case}; {casing}
4.
meaning: a very light narrow racing boat ;
synonyms: {racing_shell}
5.
meaning: a rigid covering that envelops an object;
examples: the satellite is covered with a smooth shell of ice
6.
meaning: the exterior covering of a bird's egg ;
synonyms: {eggshell}
7.
meaning: the hard usually fibrous outer layer of some fruits especially nuts ;
8.
meaning: hard outer covering or case of certain organisms such as arthropods and turtles ;
synonyms: {carapace}; {cuticle}; {shield}
9.
meaning: the material that forms the hard outer covering of many animals ;
10.
meaning: ammunition consisting of a cylindrical metal casing containing an explosive charge and a projectile;
examples: fired from a large gun
Verb
1.
meaning: remove the husks from;
examples: husk corn
synonyms: {husk}
2.
meaning: remove from its shell or outer covering;
examples: shell the legumes; shell mussels
3.
meaning: come out better in a competition, race, or conflict;
examples: Agassi beat Becker in the tennis championship; We beat the competition; Harvard defeated Yale in the last football game
synonyms: {beat}; {beat_out}; {crush}; {trounce}; {vanquish}
4.
meaning: look for and collect shells by the seashore ;
5.
meaning: hit the pitches of hard and regularly;
examples: He shelled the pitcher for eight runs in the first inning
6.
meaning: fall out of the pod or husk;
examples: The corn shelled
7.
meaning: create by using explosives;
examples: blast a passage through the mountain
synonyms: {blast}
8.
meaning: use explosives on;
examples: The enemy has been shelling us all day
synonyms: {blast}
Source of definition(s) is WordNet ® Princeton University wordnet.princeton.edu
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