Definition of bait

Scrabble & Words with friends points


  • bait is a valid Scrabble US word with a point value of 6
  • bait is a valid Scrabble UK word with a point value of 6
  • bait is a valid Words with friends word with a point value of 7

Definition of bait


  • anything that serves as an enticement (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. come-on
    2. hook
    3. lure
    4. sweetener
  • something used to lure fish or other animals into danger so they can be trapped or killed (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. decoy
    2. lure
  • harass with persistent criticism or carping (verb)

    Synonyms

    1. cod
    2. rag
    3. rally
    4. razz
    5. ride
    6. tantalise
    7. tantalize
    8. taunt
    9. tease
    10. twit
  • attack with dogs or set dogs upon (verb)
  • lure, entice, or entrap with bait (verb)

See definition of bait in Merriam Webster

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