Definition of pretext

Scrabble & Words with friends points


  • pretext is a valid Scrabble US word with a point value of 16
  • pretext is a valid Scrabble UK word with a point value of 16
  • pretext is a valid Words with friends word with a point value of 17

Definition of pretext


  • an artful or simulated semblance (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. guise
    2. pretence
    3. pretense
  • something serving to conceal plans; a fictitious reason that is concocted in order to conceal the real reason (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. stalking-horse

See definition of pretext in Merriam Webster

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