Wordle Answer for Today, February 22, 2024 | Lifehacker


If you’re on the lookout for the Wordle reply for February 22, 2024 learn on. We’ll share some clues, suggestions, and techniques, and at last the answer. Today’s puzzle is medium tough; I bought it in 4. Beware, there are spoilers under for February 22, Wordle #978! Keep scrolling if you’d like some hints (after which the reply) to immediately’s Wordle recreation.

How to play Wordle

Wordle lives right here on the New York Times web site. A brand new puzzle goes reside on daily basis at midnight, your native time.

Start by guessing a five-letter phrase. The letters of the phrase will flip inexperienced in the event that they’re right, yellow you probably have the appropriate letter within the mistaken place, or grey if the letter isn’t within the day’s secret phrase in any respect. For extra, take a look at our information to enjoying Wordle right here, and my technique information right here for extra superior suggestions. (We even have extra info on the backside of this put up, after the hints and solutions.)

Ready for the hints? Let’s go!


Does immediately’s Wordle have any uncommon letters?

We’ll outline widespread letters as people who seem within the outdated typesetters’ phrase ETAOIN SHRDLU. (Memorize this! Pronounce it “Edwin Shirdloo,” like a reputation, and faux he’s a good friend of yours.)

We’ve bought three widespread letters immediately. The different two are uncommon.

Can you give me a touch for immediately’s Wordle?

An adjective describing one thing that’s tough to select up and carry. 

Does immediately’s Wordle have any double or repeated letters?

No repeated letters immediately. 

How many vowels are in immediately’s Wordle?

Two vowels, plus a generally vowel. 

What letter does immediately’s Wordle begin with?

Today’s phrase begins with H. 

What letter does immediately’s Wordle finish with?

Today’s phrase ends with Y.

What is the answer to immediately’s Wordle?

Ready? Today’s phrase is HEAVY.

How I solved immediately’s Wordle

With ARISE and TOUCH, I had three letters however none in the appropriate spot. Because the E couldn’t finish the phrase, I guessed that EA was a probable combo. I attempted HEADY to remove one other widespread letter and check out placement, which left solely HEAVY as the answer. 

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Yesterday’s Wordle reply

A touch for yesterday’s Wordle reply: to assemble or make bigger. There had been no repeated letters yesterday, and there have been two vowels. Yesterday’s Wordle reply was BUILD.


A primer on Wordle fundamentals

The thought of Wordle is to guess the day’s secret phrase. When you first open the Wordle recreation, you’ll see an empty grid of letters. It’s as much as you to make the primary transfer: sort in any five-letter phrase. 

Now, you need to use the colours which might be revealed to get clues concerning the phrase: 

  • Green means you appropriately guessed a letter, and it’s within the right place. (For instance, in the event you guess PARTY, and the phrase is definitely PURSE, the P and R shall be inexperienced.)

  • Yellow means the letter is someplace within the phrase, however not within the place you guessed it. (For instance, in the event you guessed PARTY, however the phrase is definitely ROAST, the R, A and T will all be yellow.)

  • Gray means the letter just isn’t within the answer phrase in any respect. (If you guessed PARTY and every thing is grey, then the answer can’t be PURSE or ROAST.)

With all that in thoughts, guess one other phrase, after which one other, attempting to land on the proper phrase earlier than you run out of possibilities. You get six guesses, after which it’s recreation over.

The finest starter phrases for Wordle

What must you play for that first guess? The finest starters are likely to include widespread letters, to extend the possibilities of getting yellow and inexperienced squares to information your guessing. (And in the event you get all grays when guessing widespread letters, that’s nonetheless wonderful info that can assist you rule out potentialities.) There isn’t a single “best” beginning phrase, however the New York Times’s Wordle evaluation bot has advised beginning with one among these:

  • CRANE

  • TRACE

  • SLANT

  • CRATE

  • CARTE

Meanwhile, an MIT evaluation discovered that you just’ll remove probably the most potentialities within the first spherical by beginning with one among these:

  • SALET

  • REAST

  • TRACE

  • CRATE

  • SLATE

Other good picks could be ARISE or ROUND. Words like ADIEU and AUDIO get extra vowels in play, however you might argue that it’s higher to start out with an emphasis on consonants, utilizing a starter like RENTS or CLAMP. Choose your technique, and see the way it performs out.

How to win at Wordle

We have just a few guides to Wordle technique, which you may wish to learn over in the event you’re a severe pupil of the sport. This one covers how one can use consonants to your benefit, whereas this one focuses on a technique that makes use of the most typical letters. In this superior information, we element a three-pronged method for fishing for hints whereas maximizing your possibilities of successful rapidly.

The greatest factor that separates Wordle winners from Wordle losers is that winners use their guesses to collect details about what letters are within the phrase. If that the phrase should finish in -OUND, don’t waste 4 guesses on MOUND, ROUND, SOUND, and HOUND; mix these consonants and guess MARSH. If the H lights up in yellow, the answer.

One extra notice on technique: the unique Wordle used an inventory of about 2,300 answer phrases, however after the sport was purchased by the NYT, the sport now has an editor who hand-picks the options. Sometimes they’re barely tough phrases that wouldn’t have made the unique listing, and generally they’re topical. For instance, FEAST was the answer one Thanksgiving. So remember that there could also be a theme.

Wordle options

If you possibly can’t get sufficient of five-letter guessing video games and their kin, the finest Wordle options, ranked by problem, embody: