Definition of heteronyms


Scrabble & Words with Friends points

  • heteronyms is a valid Scrabble word with a point value of 18 according to TWL06 dictionary
  • heteronyms is a valid Words with Friends word with a point value of 18 according to ENABLE dictionary

Definition of heteronyms

  • two words are heteronyms if they are spelled the same way but differ in pronunciation (noun)

    Examples

    1. the word `bow' is an example of a heteronym

See definition of heteronyms in Merriam Webster