Definition of parenthesis

Scrabble & Words with Friends points

  • parenthesis is a valid Scrabble word with a point value of 16 according to TWL06 dictionary
  • parenthesis is a valid Words with Friends word with a point value of 17 according to ENABLE dictionary

Definition of parenthesis

  • a message that departs from the main subject (noun)


    1. aside
    2. digression
    3. divagation
    4. excursus

  • either of two punctuation marks (or) used to enclose textual material (noun)

See definition of parenthesis in Merriam Webster