5-letter words starting with Y

Are you looking for 5-letter words that start with Y that you can play in Scrabble? The list below contains 181 words that are five letters long, starting with Y.

You can also find words of different lengths that start in Y by using the links below. We have words in our dictionary ranging from 2-15 letters in length.

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Word Points US Intl.
1 YAARS 8
2 YABAS 10
3 YABBA 12
4 YABBY 15
5 YACCA 12
6 YACHT 13
7 YACKA 14
8 YACKS 14
9 YAFFS 14
10 YAGER 9
11 YAGES 9
12 YAGIS 9
13 YAHOO 11
14 YAIRD 9
15 YAKKA 16
16 YAKOW 15
17 YALES 8
18 YAMEN 10
19 YAMPY 15
20 YAMUN 10
21 YANGS 9
22 YANKS 12
23 YAPOK 14
24 YAPON 10
25 YAPPS 12
26 YAPPY 15
27 YARAK 12
28 YARCO 10
29 YARDS 9
30 YARER 8
31 YARFA 11
32 YARKS 12
33 YARNS 8
34 YARRS 8
35 YARTA 8
36 YARTO 8
37 YATES 8
38 YAUDS 9
39 YAULD 9
40 YAUPS 10
41 YAWED 12
42 YAWEY 14
43 YAWLS 11
44 YAWNS 11
45 YAWNY 14
46 YAWPS 13
47 YBORE 10
48 YCLAD 11
49 YCLED 11
50 YCOND 11
51 YDRAD 10
52 YDRED 10
53 YEADS 9
54 YEAHS 11
55 YEALM 10
56 YEANS 8
57 YEARD 9
58 YEARN 8
59 YEARS 8
60 YEAST 8
61 YECCH 15
62 YECHS 13
63 YECHY 16
64 YEDES 9
65 YEEDS 9
66 YEESH 11
67 YEGGS 10
68 YELKS 12
69 YELLS 8
70 YELMS 10
71 YELPS 10
72 YELTS 8
73 YENTA 8
74 YENTE 8
75 YERBA 10
76 YERDS 9
77 YERKS 12
78 YESES 8
79 YESKS 12
80 YESTS 8
81 YESTY 11
82 YETIS 8
83 YETTS 8
84 YEUKS 12
85 YEUKY 15
86 YEVEN 11
87 YEVES 11
88 YEWEN 11
89 YEXED 16
90 YEXES 15
91 YFERE 11
92 YIELD 9
93 YIKED 13
94 YIKES 12
95 YILLS 8
96 YINCE 10
97 YIPES 10
98 YIPPY 15
99 YIRDS 9
100 YIRKS 12
101 YIRRS 8
102 YIRTH 11
103 YITES 8
104 YITIE 8
105 YLEMS 10
106 YLIKE 12
107 YLKES 12
108 YMOLT 10
109 YMPES 12
110 YOBBO 12
111 YOBBY 15
112 YOCKS 14
113 YODEL 9
114 YODHS 12
115 YODLE 9
116 YOGAS 9
117 YOGEE 9
118 YOGHS 12
119 YOGIC 11
120 YOGIN 9
121 YOGIS 9
122 YOICK 14
123 YOJAN 15
124 YOKED 13
125 YOKEL 12
126 YOKER 12
127 YOKES 12
128 YOKUL 12
129 YOLKS 12
130 YOLKY 15
131 YOMIM 12
132 YOMPS 12
133 YONIC 10
134 YONIS 8
135 YONKS 12
136 YOOFS 11
137 YOOPS 10
138 YORES 8
139 YORKS 12
140 YORPS 10
141 YOUKS 12
142 YOUNG 9
143 YOURN 8
144 YOURS 8
145 YOURT 8
146 YOUSE 8
147 YOUTH 11
148 YOWED 12
149 YOWES 11
150 YOWIE 11
151 YOWLS 11
152 YOWZA 20
153 YRAPT 10
154 YRENT 8
155 YRIVD 12
156 YRNEH 11
157 YSAME 10
158 YTOST 8
159 YUANS 8
160 YUCAS 10
161 YUCCA 12
162 YUCCH 15
163 YUCKO 14
164 YUCKS 14
165 YUCKY 17
166 YUFTS 11
167 YUGAS 9
168 YUKED 13
169 YUKES 12
170 YUKKY 19
171 YUKOS 12
172 YULAN 8
173 YULES 8
174 YUMMO 12
175 YUMMY 15
176 YUMPS 12
177 YUPON 10
178 YUPPY 15
179 YURTA 8
180 YURTS 8
181 YUZUS 17

Scrabble score table

The table below covers how many points each letter will give you when playing a game of Scrabble. The most common letters are worth one point, and the rarest letters are worth 8-10 points.

You can use our Scrabble tools to help you learn and remember words which contain the rare letters to make sure you get the highest score possible!

Score Letters
1 AEIOULNRST
2 DG
3 BCMP
4 FHVWY
5 K
8 JX
10 QZ

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