TIZ and TIK - Two Great 3 Letter T Words For Scrabble

Last updated 4 December 2023 by Stephen Lunt
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The word TIZ played in Scrabble
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TIZ

TIZ is valid to play in Scrabble for 12 points

About the word TIZ

“Tiz” is a high-scoring word to play thanks to the “Z” letter tile worth 10 points. This makes it a powerful word to keep in your vocabulary.

The meaning and definition of “tiz” is that of a state of nervous excitement or confusion. To put “tiz” into a sentence, “Mike got himself in a proper tiz.”

Synonyms of “tiz” include “tizz” and “tizzy” (which are both valid words too). “Tiz” is often used in a slang way over alternative formal replacements for the word with the same meaning, such as just using “confused” or “excited” to describe the same state.

The most common extensions of “tiz” to hook additional letters onto the word involve utilizing the “tize” word suffix. For example, words such as “egotize”, “baptize”, and “prioritize.”

Definitions of TIZ

  • (noun) A tizzy; a state of worried confusion.

Words Containing TIZ

  • tizz 22
  • tizes 14
  • tizzy 26
  • tizwas 18
  • tizzes 24
  • erotize 16
  • netizen 16
  • riotize 16
  • unitize 16
  • agatize 17
  • egotize 17
  • citizen 18
  • mestiza 18
  • mestizo 18
  • poetize 18
  • baptize 20
  • pectize 20
  • peptize 20
  • azotize 25
  • tizzies 25
  • erotizes 17
  • netizens 17
  • riotizes 17
  • sanitize 17
  • unitizer 17
  • More TIZ words

TIK

TIK is valid to play in Scrabble for 7 points

About the word TIK

Tik is a colloquial term used in some regions for a form of methamphetamine. However, this does not bear relevance to its acceptability in the Scrabble dictionary.

Similar-sounding words that are valid in Scrabble include “tick” and “tiki. “Tick” refers to a small arachnid or a light tapping sound, and “tiki” is a term for a Polynesian carved statue.

Words Containing TIK

  • tika 8
  • tike 8
  • tiki 8
  • tiks 8
  • tikas 9
  • tikes 9
  • tikis 9
  • batik 11
  • shtik 12
  • tikka 13
  • tikied 11
  • batiks 12
  • battik 12
  • patiki 12
  • shtiks 13
  • tikkas 14
  • schtik 15
  • tikanga 12
  • tikiing 12
  • amautik 13
  • battiks 13
  • cutikin 13
  • patikis 13
  • batiked 14
  • heitiki 14
  • More TIK words

Word definition sourced from Wiktionary under CC BY-SA 4.0. We verify the validity of the words discussed in this article against our own data and official Scrabble dictionaries such as the NASPA Word List and SOWPODS (Collins Scrabble Words).

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