What’s up, word nerds? A new Wordle puzzle is ready for you to flex your brain on, providing you the opportunity to earn both a sense of satisfaction and Twitter bragging rights. To help you along, here are a few tips and hints that might nudge you toward the solution.
If you’d rather have the answer to today’s Wordle delivered straight, skip to the end of this article for May 25’s solution revealed. Alternatively, if you prefer to do the work yourself, keep scrolling for tips, clues, and strategies to offer you a helping hand.
Though originally created by engineer Josh Wardle as a present for his partner, Wordle quickly spread to become a global phenomenon. The word puzzle game is now enjoyed by thousands of people around the world each day, with fans even creating alternate iterations. These include battle royale Squabble, music identification game Heardle, and variations like Dordle and Quordle that have you trying to guess multiple words at once.
Wordle even grew so popular that it was purchased by the New York Times, and it continues to provide livestream content for TikTok creators.
Not the day you’re after? Here’s the Wordle answer for May 24.
What’s the best Wordle starting word?
Like determining the best cake flavour, determining the best Wordle starting word is an entirely subjective matter. However, if you enjoy being ruthlessly strategic when taking on word puzzles, we have a few ideas to help you select your opening move. One hot tip is to choose a word that has at least two different vowels in it. It wouldn’t hurt to make sure it has a few common consonants as well, such as S, T, R, or N.
Explore the Wordle archive
Some days you just want to bury yourself in Wordles, which is absolutely fine and valid. If your wordlust wasn’t saited by today’s singular puzzle, the entire archive of past Wordles is also available for you to tap into whenever your heart desires. Just set a timer so you don’t forget the other things you need to do today.
Is Wordle getting harder?
It may feel as though Wordle is getting harder, but we can assure you it isn’t. However, if this news is more of a disappointment than a relief, Wordle does have a Hard Mode you can turn on if you want to up the difficulty.
Why are there two different Wordle answers some days?
Though it’s generally Wordle law that there is just one correct answer each day, sometimes two different correct solutions present themselves instead. This is because the New York Times made changes to Wordle after it acquired the puzzle game earlier this year.
Here’s a subtle hint for today’s Wordle answer:
Today’s Wordle solution is a verb. If you’re ever accused of wrongdoing, you’d hope a few trustworthy people would do this for you.
Does today’s Wordle answer have a double letter?
No double letters for this one — we’re working with all original vowels and consonants today!
Today’s Wordle is a 5-letter word that starts with…
Today’s Wordle solution begins with the letter V, as in “Viva la Vida” by Coldplay.
What’s the answer to Wordle today?
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The solution to Wordle #340 is…
Vouch means to speak up and attest to something as being true and reliable. In legal cases, character witnesses vouch for a person hoping that the court will take their good reputation into account.
Don’t feel discouraged if you didn’t guess the word this time — you can always try again on the next Wordle puzzle. Come back tomorrow for more helpful clues and hints!