Definition of defensives

Scrabble & Words with friends points


  • defensives is a valid Scrabble US word with a point value of 17
  • defensives is a valid Scrabble UK word with a point value of 17
  • defensives is a valid Words with friends word with a point value of 19

Definition of defensives


  • an attitude of defensiveness (especially in the phrase `on the defensive') (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. defensive attitude
  • attempting to justify or defend in speech or writing (adjective)

    Synonyms

    1. justificative
    2. justificatory
  • intended or appropriate for defending against or deterring aggression or attack (adjective)

    Examples

    1. defensive weapons
    2. a defensive stance

See definition of defensives in Merriam Webster

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