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scrabble : a disorderly struggle for possession of something; scramble: After the fumble, there was a scrabble for the football (scrabble, 2015) [1]blank.gifWebster | OneLook | Visuwords

tic-tac-toe | hangman | scrabble | tiddlywinks | charades
board game | checkers | chess
games of chance | roulette | bingo | backgammon | dominoes
card game | solitaire | cribbage | whist | bridge | pinochle | rummy | poker | blackjack
puzzle | crossword
simulation | role-play | sport


Fighting dirty in Scrabble (Mehal Shah)

How to Play Scrabble (Howcast)


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Subject Specific Links

Official Scrabble Homepage

OneLook Merriam-Webster Newbury House Random House Free Wiktionary Visuwords

Scrabble Glossary

Wikipedia New World Encyclopedia

Free Internet Public Library dmoz Commercial Best of the Web

DuckDuckGo WolframAlpha

The Invention of Scrabble (The Great Idea Finder)

shop Target Amazon eBay gift Zazzle

About Scrabble (Hasbro) A Brief History of Scrabble (M.J. Stephey, Time Magazine) History of Scrabble (Scrabble Association)

Library of Congress

WorldCat (OAIster) Library of Congress UPenn Online Books Open Library Hathi Trust

ISBNdb Google Books eBooks.com Barnes and Noble Amazon eBay Books

Open Education Consortium


National Scrabble Association | North American Scrabble Players Association

Scrabble Tournaments

NPR Archives Google News

Google Scholar



Speed Scrabble game

How To Have Fun With Scrabble (Juian Darius)
Scrabble Related Cartoons
Bad Scrabble Hands


Game Scrabble - Google News
  • Tabletop games provide offline fun across generations - Martins Ferry Times Leader Yesterday
    Tabletop games provide offline fun across generationsMartins Ferry Times LeaderHe and Patricia, 35, will play traditional games such as Scrabble, Boggle, Pictionary and Scattergories, but they play them using Apple TV and their phones. “It's just a way to get together with close friends and have fun. I enjoy the interactions ...
  • Why Scrabble needs to be recognised as an international sport - Metro Yesterday
    MetroWhy Scrabble needs to be recognised as an international sportMetroTo play Scrabble competitively, your mastery of language must be exceptional. Played at a world-class level, Scrabble requires a tremendous amount of skill and is incredibly competitive. And of course, achieving the top score is what the game's all about.
  • Sport scrabble is game for a laugh - Shields Gazette Feb 16, 2017
    Sport scrabble is game for a laughShields GazetteI enjoy the odd game of Scrabble but no way would I call it a sport but a guy who became Scrabble World Champion last September, after coming off six months of training and dieting, thinks the board game should be saying “It has all the mental ...
  • Game of words - Bangalore Mirror Feb 11, 2017
    Bangalore MirrorGame of wordsBangalore MirrorWe don't care,” laughs off old-timer Radhika Mahalingaiah, 59, adding, “The game of Scrabble has its own dictionary. It's called Collins Official Scrabble Wordlist (with more than 2,76,000 playable words drawn from different languages). The US follows ...
  • World Scrabble Champion Brett Smitheram from Camborne wants the board game classed as a sport - Cornwall Live Feb 7, 2017
    Cornwall LiveWorld Scrabble Champion Brett Smitheram from Camborne wants the board game classed as a sportCornwall LiveCamborne's world scrabble champion has embarked on an ambitious campaign to have the board game recognised as a sport. Recruitment consultant Brett Smitheram, 37, was crowned World Scrabble Champion in September when he toppled fellow Brit ...


Editor Mary E. Hopper
Contributor Neil R. Carlson

© Cosma creator mehopper editor mehopper revised 7/15/2016 v.1.5

  1. ^ scrabble. (2015). In Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary (11th ed.). Retrieved June 21, 2015, from http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/scrabble