Scrabble Words - Three-Letter Z Words

Learn these three-letter words with Z to become a better Scrabble player

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Like the Q, the Z is worth 10 points in Scrabble. But some players would be happier never to draw one. Take some time to learn these three-letter Z words, and pulling the Z will become an "a ha!" moment rather than an "ugh" moment.

You might also want to learn Scrabble's legal two-letter words and words with a Q but no U, and other ways to improve your Scrabble play.

NOTE: These words are legal according to the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary, 4th Edition. They may not be legal if you use a different dictionary. The word list used in tournament games in the United States is known as the Official Tournament and Club Word List, created by the National Scrabble Association.

Scrabble Words – Z Words – Three Letters

ADZ (an edge tool to cut wood)
AZO (compounds having nitrogen variously combined)
BIZ (an occupation or line of work)
COZ (archaic word for cousin)
FEZ (a felt cap, usually red)
FIZ (alternate of fizz)
WIZ (someone who is dazzlingly skilled)
ZAG (one of a series of sharp turns)
ZAP (to strike suddenly and with force)
ZAX (a tool similar to a hatchet)
ZED (26th letter of the Roman alphabet)
ZEE (26th letter of the Roman alphabet)
ZEK (a prisoner at a Soviet prison)
ZIG (a sudden or sharp turn)
ZIN (zinfandel wine)
ZIP (to move quickly)
ZIT (a pimple)
ZOA (a region of the sky)
ZOO (where wild animals are housed)