Scrabble hook words
are words that allow adding a single letter at the beginning or the end of a word to make a new one. So a hook is essentially a single letter that can be added to an existing word on the board. Always keep looking for opportunities for hooks.Examples of front hook words:
(a)way, (m)all, (s)mall, (t)all, (b)all, (y)earn, (b)east, (g)old, (b)lush, (m)ate.Examples of back hook words:
ape(x), all(y), hand(y), war(m), war(p), read(y), grave(l).An awareness of hooks is strategically essential, because it will create amazing scoring opportunities for you.