Three Letter Q Words

This list contains all 3 letter words with the letter Q. Use it to find valid words to play in word games such as Scrabble, Words with Friends, and crosswords.

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Three Letter Words Starting With Q

  • qat 12
  • qin 12
  • qis 12
  • qua 12

Three Letter Words Ending In Q

  • suq 12

Definitions of 3 Letter Q Words

  • Qin - any of the traditional Chinese musical instruments, most commonly a seven-stringed instrument called the guqin (12 points).
  • Qat - a shrub whose leaves are used as a mild stimulant when chewed or brewed as tea (12 points).
  • Suq - a street market, commonly in Arabic- or Somali-speaking countries (12 points).
  • Qua - meaning as in the capacity of (12 points).
  • Qis - the plural form of the previously mentioned word qi (12 points)

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the highest-scoring 3-letter Q word?

Three-letter Q words are somewhat unique when it comes to the question of which is highest-scoring. This is because all have the same point value of 12 points.

From a word score perspective, all words are equally valuable. However, some may be a better choice strategically depending on the game board.

Are there any 3-letter Q words without a U?

Yes, 3 three-letter Q words do not contain a U. These are the words “Qin,” “Qis,” and “Qat,” which are all worth 12 points.

Q words without U are rare but strategically important in Scrabble as U is the rarest vowel. This makes these words key to remember and incorporate into your game strategy.

Last updated 6 February 2024. This word lists data was verified and written by Stephen Lunt.

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