Definition of climax

Scrabble & Words with friends points


  • climax is a valid Scrabble US word with a point value of 17
  • climax is a valid Scrabble UK word with a point value of 17
  • climax is a valid Words with friends word with a point value of 20

Definition of climax


  • end, especially to reach a final or climactic stage (verb)

    Synonyms

    1. culminate
  • the moment of most intense pleasure in sexual intercourse (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. coming
    2. orgasm
    3. sexual climax
  • the highest point of anything conceived of as growing or developing or unfolding (noun)

    Examples

    1. the climax of the artist's career

    Synonyms

    1. flood tide
  • the decisive moment in a novel or play (noun)

    Examples

    1. the deathbed scene is the climax of the play

    Synonyms

    1. culmination
  • arrangement of clauses in ascending order of forcefulness (noun)
  • the most severe stage of a disease (noun)

See definition of climax in Merriam Webster

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