Today’s Wordle Word of The Day Hints & Answer #288: April 3, 2022

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The Wordle today is #288 for Sunday, April 3, 2022 in case you haven’t been keeping count. We sure have, since new Wordle hints and guides need to be written every single day. It’s a bit repetitive, sure, but honestly it’s kind of interesting finding unique ways to make roundabout hints for each and every new word. It almost gives you a new appreciate for the English language and how we think about it sometimes — much like the Wordle word of the day itself does. At least for us! But you’re probably not here for pontificating. You’re here for Wordle hints or perhaps even the answer to today’s Wordle itself. so let’s get into it.

As we just explained, 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: #288

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!

Easy Hints

These first hints will steer you in a general direction without giving too much away!

Is an adjective
Often appears in supermarkets and in conversations with pedants

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.

Often used to mean there is less of something
If you don’t have as many oranges as someone else, you would say you have “___ of them”

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Wordle of the Day #288 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 3, 2022, #288, is:

Phew! Er, we didn’t mean to make it sound like this guide was super hard to write. We’re just relieved that we could come up with another pun at the end for folks to “enjoy.”

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.