Definition of leavening


Scrabble & Words with Friends points

  • leavening is a valid Scrabble word with a point value of 13 according to TWL06 dictionary
  • leavening is a valid Words with Friends word with a point value of 18 according to ENABLE dictionary

Definition of leavening

  • an influence that works subtly to lighten or modify something (noun)

    Examples

    1. his sermons benefited from a leavening of humor

    Synonyms

    1. leaven

  • a substance used to produce fermentation in dough or a liquid (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. leaven

See definition of leavening in Merriam Webster