Jumble answer - Jumble words today (February 28)


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February 27, 2024 - We've solved today's Jumble answer.

Looking for the Jumble answer today? This new anagram-based spin on the Wordle formula is more reasonable than a lot of its competitors, but there's still a good chance that you'll want all the answers to help improve your time.

In this Jumble guide, we'll go over all four of the base words for today, as well as the bonus word that is much trickier to solve. That's on top of a look at exactly how to play Jumble, alongside a few hints and tips to give you a leg-up if you're struggling.

Elsewhere, feel free to check out our Globle country and Who Are Ya player guides for some of the more varied spin-offs from Wordle. Of course, we've also got a Wordle hint guide if you need some help with today's puzzle.

Jumble hints for today

If you are looking to solve Jumble for today, here are some hints that could help you:

HINT 1 - The words start with S, V, S, and S.

HINT 2 - Bonus word for today is the same word but different in meaning.

What is today's Jumble answer? (February 28)

The following are the four base words for today's Jumble puzzle:

  • SALSA
  • VENUE
  • SWIVEL
  • STRESS

Cartoon answer bonus word today

The bonus word for this challenge is VESSEL'S VESSEL. Be sure to check back tomorrow for the latest batch of answers!

How do I play Jumble?

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Jumble works similarly to a lot of other word games like wordle. In it, you have to unscramble four anagrams, comprising of fairly simple words all mixed up. There's no time limit and you have unlimited tries, which makes things more laidback.

First of all, head over to the Jumble website on the Chicago Tribune website, where you can play it entirely for free.

Once you've solved the first four words, there is one bonus word to unscramble. Its letters are made up of the circled letters in previous answers, so you have to think hard to solve it. Luckily, there is a cartoon and limerick that contain clues as to what the target word is. If you're struggling, you can always use them to get you over the line.

How does Jumble work?

In terms of its mechanics, Jumble is much more forgiving than other Wordle spin-offs. As mentioned, you get unlimited tries, and no timer. The only thing you're playing against is yourself, with a stopwatch in the corner letting you track your speed and try to beat your personal best.

Unlike Wordle, there's no game over menu if you get a letter placement wrong. Instead, if it's in the wrong place the letter will turn red. From there you can take a trial-and-error approach, tapping in each letter within the anagram until it goes black to show you've done it right.

While it may operate slightly differently to other word games, the chances are you'll find Jumble to be a more laidback alternative if the high-speed competition of Wordle is proving a bit much. That said, feel free to check out today's Wordle answer to get you over the line and keep your streak alive!

For more articles like this, take a look at our Jumble, Only Mobile Gaming, and OMG Guides pages.