Today's 'Wordle' Clues, Hints and #381 Answer for Tuesday, July 5

Whether it's the fact that it provides us a new challenge daily or that it's truly difficult at times, Wordle has indisputably become one of the most popular digital puzzles.

Several similar games have emerged in its wake, including Quordle, Squabble and Herdle.

The puzzle requires you to guess a five-letter word in six attempts or less, and the clues provided are all color-coded. If you haven't tried it yet, you can access the daily word game for free here.

The Origins of 'Wordle'

The online game was originally created by software engineer Josh Wardle, for his partner Palak Shah, so that they could play it together. It was launched in the height of the Covid-19 pandemic and quickly gained popularity.

He made the game public in October 2021, and it started out with just 90 active players, which quickly grew into over 45 million users.

It was then later bought in January 2022 by the New York Times Company for a reported seven-figure sum.

'Wordle' #381 Tips for Tuesday July 5

The creator, Josh Wardle, recommends spending your first few attempts eliminating as much of the alphabet as possible.

Additionally, we recommend avoiding certain letters such as X, Z and Q until you have a better understanding of the word.

Matthew Robinson, a junior client service director, claims to have a "100 percent win record since starting to play the game in January."

Photo of a woman playing Wordle
Photo of a woman playing Wordle. Wordle is a globe-spanning phenomenon. Getty

He told Newsweek his tips and tricks to solve Wordle:

"One tip that I have is to try, where possible, to cover as many vowels as possible in your first two words, as it really helps to narrow down the options and puts you in a good position to get a 3/6.

"Another tip is to always be aware of potential double letters in words (e.g., 'sweet' or 'messy') as this can trip some people up."

We've got some concrete tips on the Wordle #381 below:

Hint #1: The Wordle starts with the letter F.

Hint #2: It contains two different vowels.

Hint #3: The word ends with the letter D.

Hint #4: The word refers to somewhere you can play a sport or even plant crops.

Still stuck? Newsweek has got the answer for Wordle #381 below:

'Wordle' #381 Answer for July, 7th, 2022

The Wordle #381 for Tuesday, July 5 is "Field." According to Oxford Languages, it means "an area of open land, especially one planted with crops or pasture, typically bounded by hedges or fences."

If you didn't manage to solve today's puzzle, remember that Wordle will reset at 7 pm ET, so you can always wait to do the next one then.