The Wordle of the day returns again. Specifically, we’re talking about the puzzle for Jan. 18, 2023: another Wednesday to carry us through the week. We’ve got all the hints — plus the one and only answer — you need for today for puzzle #578. But let’s start with those hints you’re probably after! If you’re here having issues guessing the correct word, we’re also here to help as usual. Whether you just need a few hints to get you on the right track or you’re simply looking for the answer as a means of keeping your score intact, we’re here to help.
We’re going to give some hints first before sharing the answer. If you just want said answer, scroll to the very bottom of the article. 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.
In case you missed it, the New York Times made some changes to the rules of Wordle in 2022 as they established a full-time editor for the game. Words ending in things like “ES” should be out of the picture, for one, among a few other tweaks. You should probably keep that in mind as you play along!
Today’s Wordle Word Hints of the Day: #578
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 after a Wordle spoiler warning. 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.
- Refers to a type of vegetable.
Even with those two hints, there are still plenty more possibilities to choose from. We’ll try to narrow things down in the next section!
More Specific Hints
Here we’ve got the usual arrangement of beefier hints. Let’s narrow it down and get a bit more specific.
- It sounds a lot like a word meaning burnt but is spelled somewhat differently.
- Rhymes with “barred.”
Still drawing a blank? Think about it some more or scroll down for the final answer reveal.
Wordle of the Day #578 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!
Your Wordle of the Day for January 18, 2023, #578 is:
Maybe I’m just uneducated, but “chard” certainly seemed like a “hard” word to solve today. I don’t think I’ve ever heard of this particular vegetable before today!
How’s your latest streak going, while we’re at it? And are you 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, so that you can finally know why it’s grown so quickly.