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‘Wordle’ today, July 23: Answer, hints, and help for word of the day (#399)

Having trouble with today’s Wordle? If so, we’re here to help.

Trying to solve Wordle #399 for July 23, 2022, and need some help? Today’s Wordle might be a tough one — it’s a word most folks don’t use often. We’ve got a couple of hints that could help you keep your impressive Wordle streak alive.

Before you take a look at the hints below, check out our easy guide on playing Wordle for some tips and tricks for playing daily, including strategies and good starting words. And bookmark our Wordle hub so you can come back for more hints and answers. And then see how Wordle nearly destroyed one of our editors’ marriage.

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How Wordle works

Wordle is a vocabulary game in which players get six tries to guess a five-letter word. Once you enter a guess, individual letters within the word you entered will appear in different colors. Each color has a different meaning.

  • Green: The letter entered is 100% correct — the right letter in the right space.
  • Yellow: The entered letter is in the correct word, but you’ve placed it in the wrong space.
  • Gray: The entered letter is not used in the answer.

The goal is to guess the correct word in as few attempts as possible.

Hints for today’s Wordle

  • Today’s Wordle starts with an M.
  • Today’s Wordle uses two vowels.
  • Today’s Wordle is a kind of insect.
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What’s the answer to Wordle #399 on July 23?

Still having trouble? No worries — you can’t get them all! If you just want to see today’s Wordle answer to continue your streak, you can find it below.

The answer to today’s Wordle is …


Midge is a noun used to describe “a small two-winged fly that is often seen in swarms near water or marshy areas where it breeds.”

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