Definition of flat

Scrabble & Words with friends points


  • flat is a valid Scrabble US word with a point value of 7
  • flat is a valid Scrabble UK word with a point value of 7
  • flat is a valid Words with friends word with a point value of 8

Definition of flat


  • a deflated pneumatic tire (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. flat tire
  • freight car without permanent sides or roof (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. flatbed
    2. flatcar
  • a suite of rooms usually on one floor of an apartment house (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. apartment
  • lacking the expected range or depth; not designed to give an illusion or depth (adjective)

    Examples

    1. a flat two-dimensional painting

    Synonyms

    1. 2-dimensional
    2. two-dimensional
  • in a forthright manner; candidly or frankly (adverb)

    Examples

    1. came out flat for less work and more pay

    Synonyms

    1. directly
    2. straight
  • not modified or restricted by reservations (adjective)

    Examples

    1. a flat refusal

    Synonyms

    1. categoric
    2. categorical
    3. unconditional
  • not reflecting light; not glossy (adjective)

    Examples

    1. flat wall paint

    Synonyms

    1. mat
    2. matt
    3. matte
    4. matted
  • lacking stimulating characteristics; uninteresting (adjective)

    Examples

    1. a flat joke

    Synonyms

    1. bland
  • lacking taste or flavor or tang (adjective)

    Synonyms

    1. bland
    2. flavorless
    3. flavourless
    4. insipid
    5. savorless
    6. savourless
    7. vapid
  • having a surface without slope, tilt in which no part is higher or lower than another (adjective)

    Examples

    1. a flat desk
    2. skirts sewn with fine flat seams

    Synonyms

    1. level
    2. plane
  • sounded or spoken in a tone unvarying in pitch (adjective)

    Synonyms

    1. monotone
    2. monotonic
    3. monotonous
  • stretched out and lying at full length along the ground (adjective)

    Examples

    1. found himself lying flat on the floor

    Synonyms

    1. prostrate
  • flattened laterally along the whole length (e.g., certain leafstalks or flatfishes) (adjective)

    Synonyms

    1. compressed
  • a level tract of land (noun)

    Examples

    1. the salt flats of Utah
  • a musical notation indicating one half step lower than the note named (noun)
  • a shallow box in which seedlings are started (noun)
  • commercially inactive (adjective)

    Examples

    1. flat sales for the month
    2. prices remained flat
    3. a flat market
  • having a relatively broad surface in relation to depth or thickness (adjective)

    Examples

    1. flat computer monitors
  • having lost effervescence (adjective)

    Examples

    1. flat beer
    2. a flat cola
  • horizontally level (adjective)

    Examples

    1. a flat roof
  • lacking contrast or shading between tones (adjective)
  • (of a musical note) lowered in pitch by one chromatic semitone (adjective)

    Examples

    1. B flat
  • scenery consisting of a wooden frame covered with painted canvas; part of a stage setting (noun)

See definition of flat in Merriam Webster

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