Scrabble word: PARIAH
In which Scrabble dictionary does PARIAH exist?
Definitions of PARIAH in dictionaries:
- noun - a person who is rejected (from society or home)
- A social outcast: “Shortly Tom came upon the juvenile pariah of the village, Huckleberry Finn, son of the town drunkard” (Mark Twain).
- The word pariah, however, which we have extended in meaning, came into English from Tamil paxaiyar, the plural of paxaiyan, the caste name, which literally means “(hereditary) drummer” and comes from the word paxai, the name of a drum used at certain festivals.
- noun - a social outcast