What is today's Wordle answer? Here is Wordle's 242 5 letter word for February 16 - and what does it mean?

*Wordle answer spoilers ahead*

By Sarah McCann, Search and Trends Writer
Wednesday, 16th February 2022, 9:27 am

Wordle players were left scratching their head at this morning's Wordle answer.

Users have been stumped, with many taking to Twitter to express their frustration by sharing the Friends meme, 'that's not even a word!'.

Yesterday saw a glitch that enabled two correct answers for the game and fans are not happy.

What is today's Wordle answer? Here is Wordle's 242 5 letter word for February 16 - and what does it mean?

The engaging word guessing game that is played by millions of users worldwide, was recently bought over by The New York Times.

Users of the game believe that the New York Times have changed the games solution and made it even harder.

Wordle has been challenging in the past, with some words even lost in translation, thanks to it's US origins.

An example of this was on February 9, when the word was 'humor' which is spelt 'humour' in the UK.

If you're finding figuring out what the Wordle answer is today tricky, or if you got it and just want to know what it means, here's everything you need to know.

But beware, there are spoilers ahead!

What is Wordle?

Wordle is a daily word puzzle game that challenges users to guess a mystery five letter word, in six attempts.

With each guess the letters are highlighted either green, yellow or grey to indicate if you are on the right track.

Green means the letter is in the correct place, yellow means it's the right letter but not in the right place and grey means it's not the letter you need.

Wordle is limited to one game a day, with a new challenge being uploading every day.

Due to its popularity Wordle has been bought by the New York Times, who have said it will still be free to use and that they will not change the format of the game.

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How do you play Wordle?

Wordle is completely free and is accessible via an internet browser - there is no app of Wordle available, although copycat apps have started to pop up.

The game is playable via this link here - https://www.powerlanguage.co.uk/wordle/

To play, simply click onto the website and the game is ready for you.

After playing, there is an option to share your results on social media and a counter which counts down until you can play your next game.

What is today’s Wordle answer?

The Wordle word for February 16, 2022 is 'Caulk'.

What does “Caulk” mean?

The Cambridge English dictionary describes aroma as noun that means,

'A substance used for filling in the gaps around the edge of something, for example a bath or shower.'

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