Definition of amiss

Scrabble & Words with friends points


  • amiss is a valid Scrabble US word with a point value of 7
  • amiss is a valid Scrabble UK word with a point value of 7
  • amiss is a valid Words with friends word with a point value of 8

Definition of amiss


  • not functioning properly (adjective)

    Examples

    1. something is amiss

    Synonyms

    1. awry
    2. haywire
    3. wrong
  • away from the correct or expected course (adverb)

    Examples

    1. something went badly amiss in the preparations

    Synonyms

    1. awry
  • in an imperfect or faulty way (adverb)

    Examples

    1. Miss Bennet would not play at all amiss if she practiced more

    Synonyms

    1. imperfectly

See definition of amiss in Merriam Webster

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