Definition of awry

Scrabble & Words with friends points


  • awry is a valid Scrabble US word with a point value of 10
  • awry is a valid Scrabble UK word with a point value of 10
  • awry is a valid Words with friends word with a point value of 9

Definition of awry


  • turned or twisted to one side (adverb)

    Examples

    1. with his necktie twisted awry

    Synonyms

    1. askew
    2. skew-whiff
  • not functioning properly (adjective)

    Synonyms

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

    Examples

    1. something has gone awry in our plans

    Synonyms

    1. amiss
  • turned or twisted toward one side (adjective)

    Examples

    1. a...youth with a gorgeous red necktie all awry

    Synonyms

    1. askew
    2. cockeyed
    3. lopsided
    4. skew-whiff
    5. wonky

See definition of awry in Merriam Webster

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