4 Letter Words

4 letter words are pretty easy to spot in word games such as Scrabble, Words With Friends, and four-letter Wordle. There are over 5,000 words with four letters in the English dictionary, and every good Scrabble player knows that four-letter words can be a beneficial tool to increase your score. 

We have 5,454 words in this 4 letter words list.

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Filter Your Word List

Use the letter filter below, word search, or word finder to narrow down your 4 letter words. There are 5454 words in this word list, so narrowing it down might be a good idea.

Four Letter Words

Our word generator can help you find a list of four-letter words or word lists with any letters you choose if you are not in the mood to browse. You can filter by letters or search for your word in the word finder section above. Need practice? You can practice unscrambling words with this 4 Letter Word Scramble. It will generate and scramble random words. All you have to do is unscramble it!

What are Some Common 4 Letter Words?

These are the most frequently used four-letter words, according to nd.edu. I am sure you already know these words, but remember that they are available in Scrabble and Words With Friends and are worth many points. You never know when they might come in handy! Keep these words in your back pocket as a secret cheat to win every game!

  • that
  • with
  • have
  • this
  • will
  • your
  • from
  • they
  • know
  • want
  • been
  • good
  • much
  • some
  • time

What is the Most Used 4 Letter Word?

That is an excellent question, and THAT is also the answer. The # 1 most used 4-letter word is THAT, followed by THIS, WITH, FROM, and YOUR.

How Many Four-Letter Words Are There?

You will find different amounts of valid four-letter words depending on which word list you are using.

  • Default Word List

    In our Default word list, which includes words from all dictionaries, we have 5,639 words with four letters

  • NASPA Word list

    In our NWL, we have 4,030 4-letter words

  • Collins Word List

    In the CSW, we have 5,454 four-letter words

  • ENABLE Word List

    In the ENABLE lexicon, which is used for Words With Friends, we have 3,903 four letter words

What Are The Highest-Scoring 4 Letter Words?

In Scrabble US and Words With Friends, the word with the highest value and four letters is JAZZ. JAZZ is worth a whopping 29 points. The highest-value word with four letters in the Scrabble Collins lexicon is ZIZZ. ZIZZ is an odd word, but it is worth 31 points!

What Are Some 4-Letter Words Starting With Z?

The highest-scoring four letter words with z are zack (19) from Scrabble UK, zags (14) from Scrabble US, zags again, but worth 15 points in  Words With Friends.

Fun Word Games

Believe it or not, a word game is based on the number four. It is called 4 Pics 1 Word. Your job is to solve a word based on four picture clues. Give it a shot.

Combine Words

Bird + Duck = Bick
Apple + Honor = Aplonor
Hand + Locker = Handocker

Combine Names

Brad + Angelina = Brangelina
Robert + Katelyn = Robyn
Gregory + Janet = Granet

You can use our Word Combiner to combine anything!