Definition of err


  • to make a mistake or be incorrect. Synonyms: mistake, slip.
  • wander from a direct course or at random; "The child strayed from the path and her parents lost sight of her", "don't drift from the set course". Synonyms: drift, stray.

Related words

misjudge, misremember, stumble.

Words nearby err

ear, er, era, erg, ern, ert, esr, herr, orr.

Rhymes with err

affair, air, altair, astaire, aware, bare, bear, beware, billionaire, blair, blare, care, chair, compare, concessionaire, dare, debonair, declare, despair, disrepair.

Start with err

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More information about err

err unscrambled

Scrabble and Words With Friends points

  • err is a valid Scrabble US word, worth 3 points
  • err is a valid Scrabble UK word, worth 3 points
  • err is a valid Words With Friends word, worth 3 points
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