What is today's Wordle? Wordle word 244 for February 18, what does the word mean - and how to play Wordle

*Wordle answer spoilers ahead*

By Sarah McCann, Search and Trends Writer
Friday, 18th February 2022, 9:41 am
Updated Friday, 18th February 2022, 9:55 am

Another day, another Wordle.

Wordle is the word guessing game that went viral and is played by millions of users worldwide.

Due to its popularity, it was bought over by the New York Times, but ever since players have been complaining that Wordle has been getting a lot harder.

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What is today's Wordle? Wordle word 244 for February 18, what does the word mean - and how to play Wordle

Sometimes, the Wordle answer can even be 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 can't get today's Wordle answer, 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 - www.nytimes.com/games/wordle/index.htmlTo 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 18, 2022 is 'Dodge'.

What does “Dodge” mean?

The Cambridge English dictionary describes dodge as noun that means,

'To avoid being hit by something by moving quickly to one side.'

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