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words with only consonants in scrabble

Words with only Consonants in Scrabble

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Every Scrabble player strives to have a good balance of vowels and consonants on his rack. But sometimes there’s nothing you can do to prevent yourself from getting a rack with content that is completely unusable. But wait! If your rack is full of consonants – maybe you should learn that there really are some valid words with only consonants in Scrabble. They are called consonant dumps. I will show them to you in this article. (I have also listed the word lists in which the words appear: TWL 14 or CSW 15)

Words with only Consonants in Scrabble That You Should Know

Almost every English word we know has vowels. This makes a word without vowels seem wrong – like the words below. But these words with only consonants are valid in Scrabble!

 

CRWTH / CRWTHS

  • This is a Welsh name for a Celtic instrument similar to a violin.
  • Valid in: TWL 14 and CSW 15

CWM / CWMS

  • A Welsh word for valley, especially one created by glacial movement.
  • Valid in: TWL 14 and CSW 15

CWTCH

  • A Welsh word for “to hide”, “to cuddle up”.
  • Valid in: CSW 15

GRRL / GRRLS / GRRRL / GRRRLS

  • A slang word for a fierce and feisty woman.
  • GRRL / GRRLS valid in: TWL 14
  • GRRL / GRRLS / GRRRL / GRRRLS valid in: CSW 15

NTH

  • This word is used to express an undefined, but very large number – for example: “I am doing this for the nth time”
  • Valid in: TWL 14 and CSW 15

PWN / PWNS

  • This is a computer gamer slang word. PWN means to dominate your opponent. Actually it should be OWN – but the player would hit the P instead of the O quite often – so jokingly, the words PWN developed.
  • Valid in: CSW 15

TWP

  • This is a dialect word from South Wales meaning stupid or daft.
  • Valid in: CSW 15

Interjections with only Consonants Valid in Scrabble

There are a lot of interjections among the words with only consonants in Scrabble! The experienced Scrabble player might already know some of them – but I would bet that you will also learn some new interjections here:

 

BRR / BRRR

  • BRR is what you say when you feel cold.
  • Valid in: TWL 14 and CSW 15

GRR

  • GRR is what you say when you are angry
  • Valid in: TWL 14 and CSW 15

HM / HMM / HMMM

  • An interjection that is said when someone broods over something.
  • Valid in: TWL 14 and CSW 15

MM / MMM

  • An exclamation of satisfaction.
  • Valid in: TWL 14 and CSW 15

PFFT

  • PFFT is a kind of sound – the word expresses a sudden ending or sudden disappearance of something.
  • Valid in: TWL 14 and CSW 15

PHT / PHPHT

  • An interjection that is used to express mild annoyance or disagreement
  • Valid in: TWL 14 and CSW 15

PST / PSST

  • This interjection is used to attract someone’s attention quietly.
  • Valid in: TWL 14 and CSW 15

SH / SHH / SHHH

  • With the interjection SH you can tell someone to be silent.
  • Valid in: TWL 14 and CSW 15

ST

  • An exclamation of impatience.
  • Valid in: CSW 15

TSK / TSKS / TSKTSK / TSKTSKS

  • With this word you express disapproval or disappointment.
  • Valid in: TWL 14 and CSW 15

ZZZ / ZZZS

  • An interjection you might know from comic books – ZZZ is the sound of snoring.
  • ZZZ valid in: TWL 14
  • ZZZ / ZZS valid in CSW 15

You can find all Words for TWL 14 and CSW 15 in our pdf-documents, too:

Consonant Dumps in CSW15 without Y

Consonant Dumps in TWL14 without Y

Scrabble Words with only Consonants – and with Y

Some of you may be wondering why none of the words above contain the letter Y. Actually, Y is a special case – it can be used as a vowel or a consonant! Here are some examples:

  • Y as a consonant: SHY, THYME
  • Y as a vowel: YES, YELLOW

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