Definition of epentheses

Scrabble & Words with friends points


  • epentheses is a valid Scrabble US word with a point value of 15
  • epentheses is a valid Scrabble UK word with a point value of 15
  • epentheses is a valid Words with friends word with a point value of 16

Definition of epentheses


  • the insertion of a vowel or consonant into a word to make its pronunciation easier (noun)

    Examples

    1. the insertion of a vowel in the plural of the word `bush' is epenthesis

See definition of epentheses in Merriam Webster

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