Today's 'Wordle' #344 Answer: Hints To Solve Sunday, May 29, Puzzle

Wordle is a daily puzzle game that tests veteran players and newcomers alike who all want to work it out. Fortunately, Newsweek is here to help those who want some hints to solve it.

The puzzle game has a simple color-coded system that players use in order to work out the five-letter word answer.

In Wordle, green tiles show the player has selected the correct letter and that it is in the right place, a yellow tile reveals the right letter has been chosen but it is in the wrong place while a gray tile tells the player the letter is not in the word.

Luckily, Wordle resets every day, which means players who fail to solve the word puzzle only have to wait a few hours before they can try again.

Woman playing Wordle
A friend of the photographer plays "Wordle" on January 12, 2022 in New York City. Wordle is an incredibly-popular game. Getty

Software engineer Josh Wardle created Wordle at the height of the COVID-19 pandemic as a game that he and his partner could enjoy.

When Wordle first launched to the public in October 2021, there were only 90 people who played the game but it quickly grew into a word-spanning phenomenon with tens of millions of daily users.

The meteoric rise in players within a matter of a few months can be seen in the following Statista graphic.

Wordle Use Stats

As Wordle grew a sizeable player base, The New York Times Company swooped in to buy the game for a seven-figure sum in January. Wordle then moved over to the publication's website in February.

But for those players who want some help to figure out today's answer, read on.

Wordle #344 Hints and Clues for Sunday, May 29

Here are five clues and tips that can help you solve today's tricky Wordle puzzle.

Each hint will bring you closer to the answer, so those who want only a little help only have to stop reading before more obvious clues are revealed.

Hint #1: Today's Wordle answer is a noun

Hint #2: The word begins with a "b"

Hint #3: Today's Wordle answer has no repeating letters

Hint #4: The word is associated with Louisiana

Hint #5: Merriam-Webster defines the word as "any of various usually marshy or sluggish bodies of water"

Wordle #344 Answer for Sunday, May 29

The answer to today's Wordle puzzle is "bayou."

For those who found today's puzzle a bit tricky to work out, they can wait for a new one when it resets at 7 p.m. EDT. Players looking for a similar challenge can play one of these puzzle games.

Wordle answer for Suday, May 29
"Wordle" answer for Sunday, May 29. Today's word is "bayou." New York Times