Scrabble lovers know that the game's all-too-often elusive prize is the bingo—when a player uses all seven tiles at once to make a word.
Our friends at opens in a new windowVocabulary.com prepared this list of relatively common seven- and eight-letter words with high point totals. The fact that these words are somewhat familiar should make memorizing them that much easier, and your next game of Scrabble that much more winnable.
[Note: All point totals include the 50-point bonus for using all the tiles.]
opens in a new windowquixotic (76 points)
not sensible about practical matters; idealistic and unrealistic
opens in a new windowmaximize (78 points)
make as big or large as possible
opens in a new windowwheezily (76 points)
with a husky or whistling sound
opens in a new windowequalize (76 points)
make equal, uniform, corresponding, or matching
opens in a new windowchutzpah (77 points)
(Yiddish) unbelievable gall; insolence; audacity
opens in a new windowexorcize (76 points)
expel through adjuration or prayers
opens in a new windowwhizbang (76 points)
a small high-velocity shell that makes a whizzing sound followed by a bang when it hits; something very conspicuous or effective
opens in a new windowjezebel (75 points)
a shameless impudent scheming woman
opens in a new windowsqueeze (75 points)
opens in a new windowjukebox (77 points)
a cabinet containing an automatic record player; records are played by inserting a coin
opens in a new windowflapjack (76 points)
a pancake; a flat cake of thin batter fried on both sides on a griddle
opens in a new windowquickly (75 points)
with little or no delay
To learn about more words with high Scrabble point totals and to add them to your vocabulary-learning program, see the full list of 20 words at opens in a new windowVocabulary.com.
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