bore


bore is worth 10 points in the game of Scrabble

Definitions for the word, bore
() imp. of 1st & 2d Bear.
(imp.) of Bear
(n.) A hole made by boring; a perforation.
(n.) A person or thing that wearies by prolixity or dullness; a tiresome person or affair; any person or thing which causes ennui.
(n.) A tidal flood which regularly or occasionally rushes into certain rivers of peculiar configuration or location, in one or more waves which present a very abrupt front of considerable height, dangerous to shipping, as at the mouth of the Amazon, in South America, the Hoogly and Indus, in India, and the Tsien-tang, in China.
(n.) A tool for making a hole by boring, as an auger.
(n.) Caliber; importance.
(n.) Less properly, a very high and rapid tidal flow, when not so abrupt, such as occurs at the Bay of Fundy and in the British Channel.
(n.) The internal cylindrical cavity of a gun, cannon, pistol, or other firearm, or of a pipe or tube.
(n.) The size of a hole; the interior diameter of a tube or gun barrel; the caliber.
(v. i.) To be pierced or penetrated by an instrument that cuts as it turns; as, this timber does not bore well, or is hard to bore.
(v. i.) To make a hole or perforation with, or as with, a boring instrument; to cut a circular hole by the rotary motion of a tool; as, to bore for water or oil (i. e., to sink a well by boring for water or oil); to bore with a gimlet; to bore into a tree (as insects).
(v. i.) To push forward in a certain direction with laborious effort.
(v. i.) To shoot out the nose or toss it in the air; -- said of a horse.
(v. t.) To befool; to trick.
(v. t.) To form or enlarge by means of a boring instrument or apparatus; as, to bore a steam cylinder or a gun barrel; to bore a hole.
(v. t.) To make (a passage) by laborious effort, as in boring; as, to bore one's way through a crowd; to force a narrow and difficult passage through.
(v. t.) To perforate or penetrate, as a solid body, by turning an auger, gimlet, drill, or other instrument; to make a round hole in or through; to pierce; as, to bore a plank.
(v. t.) To weary by tedious iteration or by dullness; to tire; to trouble; to vex; to annoy; to pester.

14 words found in the Scrabble word, bore


4 letter words

robe 6

3 letter words

bro 5
obe 5
orb 5
ore 3
reb 5
rob 5
roe 3

2 letter words

be 4
bo 4
er 2
oe 2
or 2
re 2


Scrabble letter values
A is 1 points
B is 3 points
C is 3 points
D is 2 points
E is 1 points
F is 4 points
G is 2 points
H is 4 points
I is 1 points
J is 8 points
K is 5 points
L is 1 points
M is 3 points
N is 1 points
O is 1 points
P is 3 points
Q is 10 points
R is 1 points
S is 1 points
T is 1 points
U is 1 points
V is 4 points
W is 4 points
X is 8 points
Y is 4 points
Z is 10 points

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