Questions tagged [word-property]

For puzzles which ask the solver to determine a hidden property of certain words (or phrases), given a set of words with that property and usually also a set of words without it for comparison. Puzzles with this tag often have titles of the form "What is a [...] Word™?"

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What is an Infatuated Word™?

This is in the spirit of the What is a Word™/Phrase™ series started by JLee with a special brand of Phrase™ and Word™ puzzles. If a word conforms to a special rule, I call it an Infatuated Word™. ...
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1answer
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What is a Trending Word™?

This is in the spirit of the What is a Word™/Phrase™ series started by JLee with a special brand of Phrase™ and Word™ puzzles. If a word conforms to a special rule, I call it a Trending Word™. Use ...
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Aptitude Assessment

I wake up with a dull headache, in a cramped and sparsely furnished room. I quickly realize that I don't know where, or even when, I am. Still a bit groggy, I lean forward in the chair to try the ...
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What is a CPO Word?™

This is in the spirit of the What is a Word™/Phrase™ series started by JLee with a special brand of Phrase™ and Word™ puzzles. If a word conforms to a special rule, I call it a CPO Word™. Use the ...
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2answers
575 views

What is a Reciprocal Word?™

This is in the spirit of the What is a Word™/Phrase™ series started by JLee with a special brand of Phrase™ and Word™ puzzles. If a word conforms to a special rule, I call it a Reciprocal Word™. Use ...
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1answer
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What is a Koffka Word™? (also: Connect the Clues!)

In the spirit of the What is a Word™/Phrase™ series started by JLee, a special brand of Phrase™ and Word™ puzzles. If a word conforms to a special rule, I call it a Koffka Word™. Use the following ...
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What is a Rotary Club Word™?

This is in the spirit of the What is a Word™/Phrase™ series started by JLee with a special brand of Phrase™ and Word™ puzzles. If a word conforms to a special rule, I call it a Rotary Club Word™. Use ...
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588 views

What is a Self-cancelling Word™?

This is in the spirit of the What is a Word/Phrase™ series inaugurated by JLee with his original Phrase™ and Word™ puzzles. If a phrase adheres to a certain rule, then I call it a Self-cancelling ...
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What is a Round Word™?

This is in the spirit of the What is a Word/Phrase™ series inaugurated by JLee with his original Phrase™ and Word™ puzzles. If a word adheres to a certain rule, then I call it a Round Word™. Use the ...
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What is a Men Delivered Word™?

This is in the spirit of the What is a Word/Phrase™ series inaugurated by JLee with his original Phrase™ and Word™ puzzles. Okay this should be fun and easy one. If a word adheres to a certain rule, ...
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What is a Count Word™?

This is in the spirit of the What is a Word/Phrase™ series inaugurated by JLee with his original Phrase™ and Word™ puzzles. If a phrase adheres to a certain rule, then I call it a Count Word™. Use ...
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Can You Find a Tower of Hanoi Word?

Consider a simple Tower of Hanoi set consisting of three rods and three disks. This tower has an optimal solution of seven moves; these seven moves are the only ones allowed in what follows. For the ...
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What is a Stair Word™?

This is in the spirit of the What is a Word/Phrase™ series inaugurated by JLee with his original Phrase™ and Word™ puzzles. If a phrase adheres to a certain rule, then I call it a Stair Word™. Use ...
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1answer
999 views

What is a Breech Phrase™?

This is in the spirit of the What is a Word/Phrase™ series inaugurated by JLee with his original Phrase™ and Word™ puzzles. If a phrase adheres to a certain rule, then I call it a Breech Phrase™. ...
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1answer
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What is a Vexed Word™?

This is in the spirit of the What is a Word/Phrase™ series started by JLee with a special brand of Phrase™ and Word™ puzzles. If a word conforms to a special rule, I call it a Vexed Word™. Use the ...
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462 views

What is a Spelling Bee Word™?

This is in the spirit of the What is a Word/Phrase™ series started by JLee with a special brand of Phrase™ and Word™ puzzles. If a word conforms to a special rule, I call it a Spelling Bee Word™. Use ...
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3answers
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What is a DID WORD™ and an AID WORD™?

This puzzle is based off the What is a Word™, What is a Phrase™ and What is a Number™ series started by JLee. If a word conforms to a certain rule, I call it a DID WORD™. If the rule fails in last ...
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1answer
816 views

What are Sending Words™?

I thought I'd try my hand at creating one of these Word™ puzzles. -- If words have a certain property, I call them Sending Words™. ...
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Grandma likes coffee but not tea

Note: My grandma is a little odd. She only likes certain things. Solve this puzzle by providing phrases that are true. For example: Grandma likes A but not B Grandma likes coffee but not tea. ...
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What is a Japanese Word™?

This is in the spirit of the What is a Word/Phrase™ series started by JLee with a special brand of Phrase™ and Word™ puzzles. If a word conforms to a special rule, I call it a Japanese Word™. Use ...
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What is a Damn Dorothy Word™?

This is in the spirit of the What is a Word/Phrase™ series started by JLee with a special brand of Phrase™ and Word™ puzzles. If a word conforms to a special rule, I call it a Damn Dorothy Word™. ...
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What is a Shady Word™?

This is in the spirit of the What is a Word/Phrase™ series started by JLee with a special brand of Phrase™ and Word™ puzzles. If a word conforms to a special rule, I call it a Shady Word™. Use the ...
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What is a Racist Word™?

This is in the spirit of the What is a Word/Phrase™ series started by JLee with a special brand of Phrase™ and Word™ puzzles. If a word conforms to a special rule, I call it a Racist Word™. (...
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What is a Waterfall Word™?

This is in the spirit of the What is a Word/Phrase™ series started by JLee with a special brand of Phrase™ and Word™ puzzles. If a word conforms to a special rule, I call it a Waterfall Word™. Use ...
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2answers
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What is a Peruvian Word™?

This is in the spirit of the What is a Word/Phrase™ series started by JLee with a special brand of Phrase™ and Word™ puzzles. If a word has a certain property, I call it a Peruvian Word™. You can ...
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What is a Cuddly Word™?

This is in the spirit of the What is a Word/Phrase™ series started by JLee, etc. You know the drill by now. If a word conforms to a special rule, I call it a Cuddly Word™. Use the following examples ...
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What is a Peachy Word™?

If a word conforms to a special rule, I call it a Peachy Word™. Use the list of examples below to find out what this rule is. $$\begin{array}{|c|c|} \hline \textbf{Peachy Words™}&\textbf{Not ...
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3answers
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What is a Riven Word™ / Phrase™?

This is in the spirit of the What is a Word/Phrase™ series started by JLee with a special brand of Phrase™ and Word™ puzzles. If a word conforms to a special rule, I call it a Riven Word™ or Phrase™. ...
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1answer
269 views

What is an Emotional Word™?

This is in the spirit of the What is a Word/Phrase™ series started by JLee with a special brand of Phrase™ and Word™ puzzles. If a word has a certain property, I call it an Emotional Word™. If it ...
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What is a Contradicting Word™?

This is in the spirit of the What is a Word/Phrase™ series started by JLee with a special brand of Phrase™ and Word™ puzzles. If a word conforms to a special rule, I call it a Contradicting Word™. If ...
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1answer
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What is a Narcissistic Word™?

This is in the spirit of the What is a Word/Phrase™ series started by JLee with a special brand of Phrase™ and Word™ puzzles. If a word has a certain property, I call it a Narcissistic Word™. If it ...
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2answers
685 views

What is an Explosive Word™?

This is in the spirit of the What is a Word/Phrase™ series started by JLee with a special brand of Phrase™ and Word™ puzzles. If a word conforms to a special rule, I call it an Explosive Word™. Use ...
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What is a Perfect Word™?

This is in the spirit of the What is a Word/Phrase™ series started by JLee with a special brand of Phrase™ and Word™ puzzles. If a word conforms to a special rule, I call it a Perfect Word™. Use the ...
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1answer
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What is a Lovely Word™?

This is in the spirit of the What is a Word/Phrase™ series started by JLee with a special brand of Phrase™ and Word™ puzzles. If a word conforms to a special rule, I call it a Lovely Word™. Use the ...
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1answer
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What is a Right-wing Word™?

This is in the spirit of the What is a Word/Phrase™ series started by JLee with a special brand of Phrase™ and Word™ puzzles. If a word has a certain property, I call it a Right-wing Word™. You can ...
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What is a Tight Word™?

If a word conforms to a special rule, I call it a Tight Word™. Use the list of examples below to find out what this rule is. $$\begin{array}{|c|c|} \hline \textbf{Tight Words™}&\textbf{Not Tight ...
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What is a Distasteful Word™?

Here are some words that are Distasteful™: Many Text How Doors Colors Fraction On the other hand, here are some Tasteful™ words: Arrows Objects Stack Going Free Part Much Finally, here are some ...
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What is a Confused Word™?

This is in the spirit of the What is a Word/Phrase™ series started by JLee with a special brand of Phrase™ and Word™ puzzles. If a word conforms to a special rule, I call it a Confused Word™. Use ...
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2answers
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What is a Single Word™?

This is in the spirit of the What is a Word/Phrase™ series started by JLee with a special brand of Phrase™ and Word™ puzzles. If a word conforms to a special rule, I call it a Single Word™. Use the ...
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What is a Smooth Word™?

If a word follows a single property, I call it a Smooth Word™. There isn't much of maths and/or encoding and stuff; it requires a bit of out-of-the-box thinking. Resemblance between words of each pair ...
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What is a Regular Word™?

If a word has a certain property, I call it a Regular Word™. You can use the examples below to find the property: $$\begin{array}{|c|c|} \hline \bbox[yellow]{\textbf{Regular Words™}}&\bbox[...
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What is a Devilish Phrase™/Word™?

This is in the spirit of the What is a Word/Phrase™ series started by JLee with a special brand of Phrase™ and Word™ puzzles. If a word conforms to a special rule, I call it a Devilish Phrase™/Word™. ...
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1answer
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What Is An Explain Word?

This is in the idea of the What is a Word/Group of Words group started by A Person with a new type of Word and Group of Words problems. If a word is the best I call it an Explain word. Use the ...
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What is an Isolated Word™?

This is in the spirit of the What is a Word/Phrase™ series started by JLee with a special brand of Phrase™ and Word™ puzzles. If a word conforms to a special rule, I call it an Isolated Word™. Use ...
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What is a Bandit Word™?

If a word conforms to a special rule, I call it a Bandit Word™. Use the following examples below to find the rule. And, if you want to analyze, here is a CSV version: ...
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2answers
884 views

What is a Computer Word™?

This is in the spirit of the What is a Word/Phrase™ series started by JLee with a special brand of Phrase™ and Word™ puzzles. If a word conforms to a special rule, I call it a Computer Word™. Use ...
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1answer
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What is a Re-Tileable Word™?

This is in the spirit of the What is a Word/Phrase™ series started by JLee with a special brand of Phrase™ and Word™ puzzles. If a word has a certain property, I call it a Re-Tileable Word™. You can ...
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1answer
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What is a Decomposed Word™?

This is in the spirit of the What is a Word/Phrase™ series started by JLee with a special brand of Phrase™ and Word™ puzzles. If a word has a certain property, I call it a Decomposed Word™. You can ...
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2answers
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What is a Nonvocal Word™?

This is in the spirit of the What is a Word/Phrase™ series started by JLee with a special brand of Phrase™ and Word™ puzzles. If a word conforms to a special rule, I call it a Nonvocal Word™. Use ...
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2answers
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What is a Lonely Word™?

This is in the spirit of the What is a Word/Phrase™ series started by JLee with a special brand of Phrase™ and Word™ puzzles. If a word conforms to a special rule, I call it a Lonely Word™. Use the ...