Daily Wordle answers: Clues for today's Wordle word of the day (August 16)

Our daily Wordle answers and clues guide will help you guess the word of the day for August 16 - and we've also got a Wordle word list.

Daily Wordle answers: Clues for today's Wordle word of the day (August 16)

If you’re struggling to figure out what today’s Wordle word of the day is, don’t worry — we’ve got some extremely useful hints and clues that will help you guess the daily Wordle answer for August 16, as well as the previous Wordle word list.

Ever since Wordle blew up in popularity, plenty of similar games like Fortle and Heardle have sprung up to provide you with a varied experience. However, despite all these other games appearing, the New York Times-owned guessing game has remained the most popular in its category.

Wordle requires you to guess a five-letter word in six attempts. While the goal is obviously to guess the word of the day in as few attempts as possible, it often comes down to the final attempt for many of us.

For this reason, we’ve included a bunch of hints and clues for today’s Wordle word of the day, while also providing all of the previous daily World answers if you scroll a little further down.


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Wordle hints for today’s answer (August 16)

Here are a few hints to help you guess today’s Wordle word of the day:

  • There are two vowels and no repeating letters in the word.
  • The word starts with the letter G.
  • It refers to a thin liquid food or other soupy meals boiled in milk or water.

Try and guess the word before looking at the answer below.

We recommend that you only check the answer before your sixth attempt in case you are desperate to keep your streak going.

Today’s Wordle word of the day

In case you’re still wondering what today’s Wordle word of the day is, it’s Gruel.

Don’t get frustrated if you didn’t manage to guess this one, there’s always going to be a new Wordle waiting for you tomorrow. We’ll also try and do better with our hints to help you through your guessing process.

Keep reading for the entire Wordle word list from the past few weeks.

Yesterday’s Wordle word of the day

In case you missed out on yesterday’s Wordle and are wondering what the word of the day was, we have you covered. Yesterday’s Wordle word of the day was Poker.

You can also check out all the previous Wordle answers from even before yesterday in the list below.

Archive list of words of the day in Wordle

Here is the entire archive of Wordle’s word list, containing all the previous daily answers:

Date Wordle answer
August 15, 2022 Poker
August 14, 2022 Khaki
August 13, 2022 Hunky
August 12, 2022 Label
August 11, 2022 Glean
August 10, 2022 Cling
August 9, 2022 Patty
August 8, 2022 Unfit
August 7, 2022 Smear
August 6, 2022 Alien
August 5, 2022 Buggy
August 4, 2022 Rhyme
August 3, 2022 Youth
August 2, 2022 Coyly
August 1, 2022 Quart
July 31, 2022 Cramp
July 30, 2022 Bluff
July 29, 2022 Upset
July 28, 2022 Stomp
July 27, 2022 Motto
July 26, 2022 Cinch
July 25, 2022 Elope
July 24, 2022 Power
July 23, 2022 Midge
July 22, 2022 Tryst
July 21, 2022 Aphid
July 20, 2022 Trite
July 19, 2022 Angry
July 18, 2022 Flock
July 17, 2022 Wacky
July 16, 2022 Roomy
July 15, 2022 Wedge
July 14, 2022 Liver
July 13, 2022 Bland
July 12, 2022 Night
July 11, 2022 Madam
July 10, 2022 Berth
July 9, 2022 Stead
July 8, 2022 Voice
July 7, 2022 Agape
July 6, 2022 Fluff
July 5, 2022 Field
July 4, 2022 Sever
July 3, 2022 Lilac
July 2, 2022 Egret
July 1, 2022 Pinto
June 30, 2022 Hutch
June 29, 2022 Gawky
June 28, 2022 Droll
June 27, 2022 Retro
June 26, 2022 Rusty
June 25, 2022 Beady
June 24, 2022 Smite
June 23, 2022 Brink
June 22, 2022 Awful
June 21, 2022 Gloat
June 20, 2022 Input
June 19, 2022 Loser
June 18, 2022 Cacao
June 17, 2022 Blown
June 16, 2022 Apron
June 15, 2022 Primo
June 14, 2022 Atone
June 13, 2022 Donor
June 12, 2022 Float
June 11, 2022 Goose
June 10, 2022 Piety
June 9, 2022 Girth
June 8, 2022 Trait
June 7, 2022 Flood
June 6, 2022 Gloom
June 5, 2022 Depth
June 4, 2022 Froth
June 3, 2022 Phase
June 2, 2022 Showy
June 1, 2022 Creak
May 31, 2022 Manor
May 30, 2022 Atoll
May 29, 2022 Bayou
May 28, 2022 Crept
May 27, 2022 Tiara
May 26, 2022 Asset
May 25, 2022 Vouch
May 24, 2022 Album
May 23, 2022 Hinge
May 22, 2022 Money
May 21, 2022 Scrap
May 20, 2022 Gamer
May 19, 2022 Glass
May 18, 2022 Scour
May 17, 2022 Being
May 16, 2022 Delve
May 15, 2022 Yield
May 14, 2022 Metal
May 13, 2022 Tipsy
May 12, 2022 Slung
May 11, 2022 Farce
May 10, 2022 Gecko
May 9, 2022 Shine
May 8, 2022 Canny
May 7, 2022 Midst
May 6, 2022 Badge
May 5, 2022 Homer
May 4, 2022 Train
May 3, 2022 Hairy
May 2, 2022 Story
May 1, 2022 Forgo
April 30, 2022 Larva
April 29, 2022 Trash
April 28, 2022 Zesty
April 27, 2022 Shown
April 26, 2022 Heist
April 25, 2022 Askew
April 24, 2022 Inert
April 23, 2022 Olive
April 22, 2022 Plant
April 21, 2022 Oxide
April 20, 2022 Cargo
April 19, 2022 Foyer
April 18, 2022 Flair
April 17, 2022 Ample
April 16, 2022 Cheek
April 15, 2022 Shame
April 14, 2022 Mince
April 13, 2022 Chunk
April 12, 2022 Royal
April 11, 2022 Squad
April 10, 2022 Black
April 9, 2022 Stair
April 8, 2022 Scare
April 7, 2022 Foray
April 6, 2022 Comma
April 5, 2022 Natal
April 4, 2022 Shawl
April 3, 2022 Fewer
April 2, 2022 Trope
April 1, 2022 Snout

The Wordle word list above will give you a good idea about what kinds of five-letter words are usually featured as the Wordle word of the day.

These answers are unlikely to repeat themselves in Wordle, so it’s definitely worth going through them.


That’s all for today’s daily Wordle answer. Make sure to check back tomorrow for more clues, and in case you want to try some more guessing games, check out our other guides:

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