Cant


Cant is a Scrabble® word

Definitions for the word, Cant
(a.) Of the nature of cant; affected; vulgar.
(n.) A call for bidders at a public sale; an auction.
(n.) A corner; angle; niche.
(n.) A piece of wood laid upon the deck of a vessel to support the bulkheads.
(n.) A segment forming a side piece in the head of a cask.
(n.) A segment of he rim of a wooden cogwheel.
(n.) A sudden thrust, push, kick, or other impulse, producing a bias or change of direction; also, the bias or turn so give; as, to give a ball a cant.
(n.) An affected, singsong mode of speaking.
(n.) An inclination from a horizontal or vertical line; a slope or bevel; a titl.
(n.) An outer or external angle.
(n.) The idioms and peculiarities of speech in any sect, class, or occupation.
(n.) The use of religious phraseology without understanding or sincerity; empty, solemn speech, implying what is not felt; hypocrisy.
(n.) Vulgar jargon; slang; the secret language spoker by gipsies, thieves, tramps, or beggars.
(v. i.) To make whining pretensions to goodness; to talk with an affectation of religion, philanthropy, etc.; to practice hypocrisy; as, a canting fanatic.
(v. i.) To speak in a whining voice, or an affected, singsong tone.
(v. i.) To use pretentious language, barbarous jargon, or technical terms; to talk with an affectation of learning.
(v. t.) To cut off an angle from, as from a square piece of timber, or from the head of a bolt.
(v. t.) To give a sudden turn or new direction to; as, to cant round a stick of timber; to cant a football.
(v. t.) To incline; to set at an angle; to tilt over; to tip upon the edge; as, to cant a cask; to cant a ship.
(v. t.) to sell by auction, or bid a price at a sale by auction.

Words in your word
3 letter words
Act
anc
Ant
can
Cat
ctn
nat
Tac
tan
2 letter words
ac
An
At
ca
ct
na
nt
ta
tc
tn

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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