Definition of embarrassing

Scrabble & Words with friends points


  • embarrassing is a valid Scrabble US word with a point value of 17
  • embarrassing is a valid Scrabble UK word with a point value of 17
  • embarrassing is a valid Words with friends word with a point value of 21

Definition of embarrassing


  • causing to feel shame or chagrin or vexation (adjective)

    Examples

    1. the embarrassing moment when she found her petticoat down around her ankles

    Synonyms

    1. mortifying
  • hard to deal with; especially causing pain or embarrassment (adjective)

    Examples

    1. awkward (or embarrassing or difficult) moments in the discussion

    Synonyms

    1. awkward
    2. sticky
    3. unenviable

See definition of embarrassing in Merriam Webster

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