SCRABBLE Dictionary 4+

Merriam-Webster, Inc.

Designed for iPad

    • $4.99



The perfect dictionary for playing SCRABBLE® – an enhanced version of the best-selling book The Official SCRABBLE® Players Dictionary, Fifth Edition.

The app includes ALL of the words that are eligible for recreational and school play – including thousands of words added from the Official Tournament and Club Word List, 2014 Edition.

Endorsed by the North American SCRABBLE® Players Association (NASPA), The Official SCRABBLE® Players Dictionary contains more than 150,000 playable two- to fifteen-letter words, and variant spellings for game players in Canada.

Additional Features:
* No advertisements
* Word Finder – a fun tool that lets you discover all the words that can be created from your tiles
* Voice Search
* Favorites
* Recent History – lets you keep track of the words you've looked up
* For iPad: Scrolling Index – lets you browse the entire dictionary
* For NASPA members: Tournament Mode including access to the full Tournament Word List

What’s New

Version 2.0.7

2018 updated dictionary with new words!

Ratings and Reviews

2.9 out of 5
110 Ratings

110 Ratings ,

Good dictionary for word games, but...

It’s great for all the combos you find in Scrabble, Boggle and other word games. However, in the last month the hyperlink to the more obscure words stopped working (website not found). Needs to be fixed. Also, when it did work, their site seemed infected with the occasional redirect to pirate sites. Perhaps this is related to that.

Mika-el ,

Great app, a few minor suggestions

This really a wonderful app, but two small suggestions. First, most of the time I open this app, I go to word finder. It would be great if the app would either remember the last state, or if the default functionality (when the app opens) could be changed in the settings.

Second, though the words are generally up to date I do occasionally come across legitimate words which are not included in the engine. The most recent one I can think of is velcro. I will grant you that this is also a trade name, but it also refers to a type of fabric fastener for which there is no other word. Forget the trade name. It has now entered the lexicon of day to day conversation... not as a verb, but as a noun. I think I also read that as of last year, it was now accepted as a word in scrabble, so why doesn’t the scrabble dictionary here include it?

Susanacrofton ,

Perfect for checking words while playing Scrabble

This is the dictionary I use when I want to see if a word that has been played is indeed a word. I simply type it into the lookup bar and it tells me immediately if it’s a word or not. If it is, I can then easily go to it’s definition. Now that Merrimack Webster has put out a sixth edition I had to purchase the Kindle version. And it’s awful. It takes way too long to find a word. Please please please update this app soon. I paid $10 for the Kindle dictionary. I’d gladly pay you for the app which is so much more suited to my needs.

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