Definition of quail

Scrabble & Words with friends points


  • quail is a valid Scrabble US word with a point value of 14
  • quail is a valid Scrabble UK word with a point value of 14
  • quail is a valid Words with friends word with a point value of 16

Definition of quail


  • draw back, as with fear or pain (verb)

    Synonyms

    1. cringe
    2. flinch
    3. funk
    4. recoil
    5. shrink
    6. squinch
    7. wince
  • flesh of quail; suitable for roasting or broiling if young; otherwise must be braised (noun)
  • small gallinaceous game birds (noun)

See definition of quail in Merriam Webster

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