Definition of Familiar


  • a spirit (usually in animal form) that acts as an assistant to a witch or wizard
    - familiar spirit
  • a friend who is frequently in the company of another
    "drinking companions"
    "comrades in arms"
  • a person attached to the household of a high official (as a pope or bishop) who renders service in return for support


  • having mutual interests or affections
    of established friendship
    "on familiar terms"
    "pretending she is on an intimate footing with those she slanders"
  • (usually followed by `with') well informed about or knowing thoroughly
    "conversant with business trends"
    "familiar with the complex machinery"
    "he was familiar with those roads"
  • within normal everyday experience
    common and ordinary
    not strange
    "familiar ordinary objects found in every home"
    "a familiar everyday scene"
    "a familiar excuse"
    "a day like any other filled with familiar duties and experiences"
  • well known or easily recognized
    "a familiar figure"
    "familiar songs"
    "familiar guests"
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.

Word games points for the Familiar

  • Scrabble® score of the familiar (13)
  • Word Chums® score of the familiar (16)
  • Words With Friends® score of the familiar (15)

Unscramble familiar

102 unscramble word found using the letters familiar.

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