Questionable Grabble Words

  • 10-19-2015 - A note from Badger This questionable word list is checked as time allows. Some words take longer to research, and discuss, than others. Such is the case with the English Language! As noted below, we cannot guarantee a timely response to such a request, nor will the game play be paused while we consider the request; in other words you must still make your move before the time runs out. Writing to GoldToken Support to pressure the "Word Smith Team" will NOT make this process faster, nor will we respond to any such messages.




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  • If the system rejects a word which you feel is a valid word, you may request that we add that word to our dictionary, but we cannot guarantee a timely response to such a request, nor will the game play be paused while we consider the request; in other words you must still make your move before the time runs out.
      • Please also let us know words that should be removed.

Please post your Questionable English Grabble Words here for the Grabble Crew to look up.


  • Please do not post any more 2 letter words. All allowable ones have been checked and no more will be added for a while. A list of all allowable ones that can be played, found here... Grabble FAQ... scroll to the bottom. Hg

We are using the following printed dictionaries:

What kinds of words are not valid?

  • Grabble does not allow abbreviations, short forms, acronyms, slang, non English words, proper nouns, infractions, interjections, prefixes or suffixes unless it forms a word in its own right, variant spellings, alternative spellings, obscure/obsolete words, or words not found in a modern dictionary.
  • Any word that is not allowed on the discussion boards will not be allowed in Grabble either so please, do not even ask.

Other words ] <~~ This is for words that have previously been checked.
Questionable wordBrief comment on why it should or should not be allowed
spurreyDone - a plant
ingoDone - entrance UK
latesNot Valid fish
ampsNot Valid - short form - amp removed please add s
boyoNot Valid - slang
rhymicNot Valid Pertaining to rhyme
obiaNot Valid animal in folklore
mattinsDone - mornings British spelling
soju-sNot Valid a Korean distilled from rice or sweet potato
civeCurrently Working - Please check game type and connections Noun: A perennial having hollow cylindrical leaves used for seasoning.
traxNot Valid
prosomaDone anterior body region
prostylesDone please add s. Type of portico, Chambers dictionary
guvNot Valid - slang noun British informal noun: guv(as a form of address) sir
enduroDone a race that tests endurance
niobateDone a salt containing an anionic grouping of niobium and oxygen
cramboDone - Rhyming games please add plural. cramboes or crambos
unseamsDone - Removes seams
monty-sNot Valid valid? add plz... ty
nutsyNot Valid valid? add ..ty
lyratedDone - Lyre-shaped
rotalDone https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rotal
riojaNot Valid - Proper noun A wine from the Rioja region of Spain; especially a dry red wine from this region.
mercNot Valid - short form removed, thanks. /Slang/informal? A mercenary soldier. Played in Game #11036355
mang-sNot Valid v ... mix, mixes
mihi-sNot Valid greet-s
folacinsDone please add s. Folic acid
alasNot Valid - interjection an expression of grief, pity, or concern. PLEASE ADD
emoNot Valid - short form a style of rock music resembling punk but having more complex arrangements and lyrics that deal with more emotional subjects.
lipeNot Valid
volostsDone please add s. A rural soviet
laura-sDone - a group of recluses' cells churches
cadenzaDone Noun - An extended virtuosic section for the soloist usually near the end of a movement of a concerto.
quop sNot Valid - Obsolete verb ..... https://www.collinsdictionary.com/us/dictionary/english/quop
jefeNot Valid boss ..http://www.dictionary.com/browse/jefe?s=t
tyndDone - Kindle to shut ... http://www.thefreedictionary.com/Tynd
emyd-sNot Valid - emydes (added) is the accepted plural of emys turtle-s ...http://www.yourdictionary.com/emyd
ayrieDone valid? add .. a nest ... http://www.thefreedictionary.com/Ayrie
hui - sDone a person ..... http://www.yourdictionary.com/hui#americanheritage
khi-sNot Valid - Variant of chi 22nd letter of greek alphabet
verdNot Valid wood .... https://www.collinsdictionary.com/us/dictionary/english/verd
imu-sNot Valid cookin pits .... http://www.dictionary.com/browse/imu?s=t
tosaNot Valid - two-word phrase "Japanese tosa" Noun: A large, reddish-brown dog, https://www.collinsdictionary.com/dictionary/english/tosa
chimineaDone Noun: a freestanding earthenware or metal fireplace that in its typical form has a bulbous body which is open in the front and is topped by an elongated chimney https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/chiminea
kobiRemoved PLS Remove: It is not a valid word; https://www.ahdictionary.com/word/search.html?q=kobi&submit.x=-664&submit.y=-210 /No such word exists; (just used in Oct. Sq Grab Tourney) It should be a way to delete/rmve an Opp's invalid word, if it is caught by nxt plyer b4 his/her turn.
nahal-sNot Valid - proper noun foods ... http://www.dictionary.com/browse/nahal
quare-sNot Valid - variant irish .. http://www.dictionary.com/browse/quare?s=t
hermaiNot Valid. Accepted plural is hermae from herma ... http://www.dictionary.com/browse/herma?s=t
atigi-sNot Valid coats ..... http://www.dictionary.com/browse/atigi?s=t
wiliDone ghost .. brit .... https://www.collinsdictionary.com/us/dictionary/english/wili
uriaNot Valid - Suffix
basilectDone a variety of language in a creole continuum
onding/sDone a continuous torrent of rain
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