Word game

Word games can be of several different types:

Letter arrangement games, where the goal is to form words out of given letters:

Paper and pencil games/puzzles:

  • Acrostic puzzles
  • Crossword puzzles
  • Cryptograms
  • Hangman
  • Jotto (or Giotto)

Structured games, focussing on the semantics of words:

Linguistic recreations based around words and letters

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See word play for literary works in which the nature of the words used themselves become part of the subject of the work.




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