• an often persistent bodily disorder or disease; a cause for complaining
  • affected by an impairment of normal physical or mental function;
    • "ill from the monotony of his suffering"
  • resulting in suffering or adversity;
    • "ill effects"
    • "it's an ill wind that blows no good"
  • distressing;
    • "ill manners"
    • "of ill repute"
  • indicating hostility or enmity;
    • "you certainly did me an ill turn"
    • "ill feelings"
    • "ill will"
  • presaging ill fortune;
    • "ill omens"
    • "ill predictions"
  • (`ill' is often used as a combining form) in a poor or improper or unsatisfactory manner; not well;
    • "he was ill prepared"
    • "it ill befits a man to betray old friends"
    • "ill-fitting clothes"
    • "an ill-conceived plan"
  • unfavorably or with disapproval;
    • "tried not to speak ill of the dead"
  • with difficulty or inconvenience; scarcely or hardly;
    • "we can ill afford to buy a new car just now"
  • ILL n pl. -S an evil

Scrabble Score: 3

ill is a valid Scrabble (US) TWL word

ill is a valid Scrabble Word in Merriam-Webster MW Dictionary

ill is a valid Scrabble Word in International Collins CSW Dictionary

Words With Friends Score: 5

ill is a valid Words With Friends word