Definition of wan

Scrabble & Words with friends points


  • wan is a valid Scrabble US word with a point value of 6
  • wan is a valid Scrabble UK word with a point value of 6
  • wan is a valid Words with friends word with a point value of 7

Definition of wan


  • abnormally deficient in color as suggesting physical or emotional distress (adjective)

    Examples

    1. her wan face suddenly flushed

    Synonyms

    1. pale
    2. pallid
  • (of light) lacking in intensity or brightness; dim or feeble (adjective)

    Examples

    1. the pale (or wan) stars
    2. the wan light of dawn

    Synonyms

    1. pale
    2. pallid
    3. sick
  • a computer network that spans a wider area than does a local area network (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. wide area network
  • become pale and sickly (verb)
  • lacking vitality as from weariness or illness or unhappiness (adjective)

    Examples

    1. a wan smile

See definition of wan in Merriam Webster

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