Words You Can Make From “O” and “K” For Scrabble

Last updated 25 February 2024 by Stephen Lunt
An infographic for the word OK in Scrabble
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OK is valid to play in Scrabble for 6 points

About the word OK

“Ok”, short for “Okay”, is a great way in Scrabble to play the “K” tile if you’re looking to bag some easy points.

Ok is a well-known saying and common abbreviation for the word “okay” across both informal and formal writing.

Some of Ok’s further meanings include:

  • An expression of agreement.
  • Something being satisfactory or a person being satisfied with something.
  • Alternatively, it is used to represent the state of Oklahoma in the south-central United States.

Definitions of OK

  • (adjective) All right, permitted.
  • (adjective) Satisfactory, reasonably good; not exceptional.

Words Containing OK

  • oka 7
  • oke 7
  • rok 7
  • bok 9
  • wok 10
  • yok 10
  • atok 8
  • loke 8
  • look 8
  • okas 8
  • okes 8
  • okra 8
  • okta 8
  • roke 8
  • roks 8
  • rook 8
  • soke 8
  • sook 8
  • toke 8
  • toko 8
  • took 8
  • dook 9
  • grok 9
  • amok 10
  • boke 10
  • More OK words


KO is valid to play in Scrabble for 6 points

About the word KO

KO is short and simple, yet achieves a high score as it utilises the mid-range K letter tile. This makes up 5 of the 6 points for this word.

KO’s meaning and definition is a knockout in boxing or other combat sports. An example of this word in a sentence is: “The boxer delivered a powerful KO punch to his opponent and won the match.” Synonyms of KO include knockout and knockdown.

In Scrabble, it’s possible to reverse KO to make the word OK. This may be helpful if the current board conditions make it better to play these two letters the alternative way around. Additionally, with just one extra letter tile, KO could be extended to make KOB, KON, KOI, and KOP. View the complete list of KO extensions below.

Definitions of KO

  • (noun) (game of go) A local shape to which the ko rule applies; a ko shape.
  • (noun) (game of go) ko fight

Words Containing KO

  • koa 7
  • koi 7
  • kon 7
  • kor 7
  • kos 7
  • kob 9
  • kop 9
  • kow 10
  • alko 8
  • ikon 8
  • koan 8
  • koas 8
  • koel 8
  • kois 8
  • kola 8
  • kolo 8
  • kons 8
  • kora 8
  • kore 8
  • koro 8
  • kors 8
  • koru 8
  • koss 8
  • koto 8
  • skol 8
  • More KO 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).

Stephen Lunt is Word Checker's founder and primary content writer. He loves to share his experiences and knowledge of word games through writing and creating handy online tools for players to use.

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