Definition of Scrabble™ noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈskræbl//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈskræbl//
[uncountable] Board games
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a board game in which players try to make words from letters printed on small plastic blocks and connect them to words that have already been placed on the board See related entries: Board games Culture Scrabble was invented in the US in the 1930s by Alfred Butts, who first called it 'Criss Cross'. It became very popular in the 1960s, and there are now many Scrabble clubs and national competitions in both Britain and the US.
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