Wordle really does bounce all over the place with its word selection. From incredibly difficult words outside of most people’s vocabulary to stuff that’s so incredibly basic it can be hard to pinpoint. No matter which one the game happens to land on, we’re here with hints for the Wordle of the day for Wednesday, April 8, 2022. Today’s Wordle #293 hints and answer are just below!
We’re going to give some hints before sharing the answer. If you just want said answer, scroll to the bottom. It’s right there in bold text below the aforementioned “SPOILER WARNING.” For those of you who just want a tiny nudge in the right direction, the next section includes both some easy hints (whether the word is a noun or a verb, a very broad category of what it could be, etc.) followed by some more specific clues. The latter should all but tell you what the word is.
Today’s Wordle Word Hints of the Day: #293
In this section, we try to keep things vague and only point you in the right direction. Hints at this stage will be more about the meaning of the word, rather than any specific letters that are used in the word itself. We also won’t use other methods like “rhymes with,” “sounds similar to,” and the like. More specific hints are included just after that — finally followed by the full solution. Figured we’d just warn you one last time!
These first hints will steer you in a general direction without giving too much away!
Is a noun and a verb.
May happen when you’ve been surprised.
See? Not too much detail there! Hopefully the Wordle machine in your brain is waking up without us being too obvious!
More Specific Hints
You still totally get credit even if you need these beefier hints. Let’s dive a bit deeper and more specific for today’s puzzle.
Horror movies, being in the dark, etc.
Can also be used when a group of people have become afraid of something happening.
Wordle of the Day #293 Answer
Still having trouble? If you want to keep thinking about it, don’t scroll down just yet. We’re going to post the answer, in bold, below. It’s hard to miss and your eyes are naturally going to want to look at it so I highly recommend you go no further unless you want it spoiled. Really it’s coming right after this. Last chance!
The Wordle of the Day for April 8, 2022, #293, is:
Hopefully you didn’t miss out on an earlier finish by guessing “Scary” first!
Looking to step up your Wordle game? Check out our other Wordle coverage! Our tips guide will help you choose some of the best starting words, if that’s your thing; for those who struggle with the “Not in Word List” error, we also explain what that means here. For those of you who are somehow playing Wordle, but don’t understand why it’s so darn popular, we’ve also got an explainer for it so you finally know why it’s grown so quickly.