Wordle game help: 5-letter words with ‘R’ and ‘H’

Check out this list for inspiration.

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Since its October 2021 release, Wordle has become a popular way to start the day with a fun challenge. Each day, the game will pick a different five-letter word, which players need to guess in up to six tries.

Most of the words should be easy enough, but you may occasionally find yourself stuck after finding a couple of letters. If the ones you found are “R” and “H” and you need some inspiration, check out the list below.

Five-letter words with “R” and “H” to try on Wordle

  • AARGH
  • ABHOR
  • AIRTH
  • ARCHI
  • ARHAT
  • BERTH
  • BIRCH
  • BIRTH
  • BRACH
  • BRASH
  • BRITH
  • BROCH
  • BROTH
  • BRUGH
  • BRUSH
  • BUHRS
  • BURGH
  • CHAIR
  • CHARD
  • CHARE
  • CHARK
  • CHARM
  • CHARR
  • CHARS
  • CHART
  • CHARY
  • CHEER
  • CHERT
  • CHIRK
  • CHIRM
  • CHIRO
  • CHIRP
  • CHIRR
  • CHIRU
  • CHOIR
  • CHORD
  • CHORE
  • CHURL
  • CHURN
  • CHURR
  • CRASH
  • CRUSH
  • CRWTH
  • CURCH
  • DHIKR
  • EARTH
  • EPHOR
  • ETHER
  • FIRTH
  • FORTH
  • FRESH
  • FRITH
  • FROSH
  • FROTH
  • GARTH
  • GERAH
  • GIRSH
  • GIRTH
  • GRAPH
  • GRITH
  • GURSH
  • HAARS
  • HAIRS
  • HAIRY
  • HALER
  • HARAM
  • HARDS
  • HARDY
  • HARED
  • HAREM
  • HARES
  • HARKS
  • HARLS
  • HARMS
  • HARPS
  • HARPY
  • HARRY
  • HARSH
  • HARTS
  • HATER
  • HAVER
  • HAYER
  • HAZER
  • HEARD
  • HEARS
  • HEART
  • HEDER
  • HEIRS
  • HENRY
  • HERBS
  • HERBY
  • HERDS
  • HERES
  • HERLS
  • HERMA
  • HERMS
  • HERNS
  • HERON
  • HEROS
  • HERRY
  • HERTZ
  • HEWER
  • HEXER
  • HIDER
  • HIJRA
  • HIKER
  • HILAR
  • HIRED
  • HIREE
  • HIRER
  • HIRES
  • HOARD
  • HOARS
  • HOARY
  • HOERS
  • HOMER
  • HONER
  • HONOR
  • HOPER
  • HORAH
  • HORAL
  • HORAS
  • HORDE
  • HORKS
  • HORNS
  • HORSE
  • HORST
  • HORSY
  • HOSER
  • HOURI
  • HOURS
  • HOVER
  • HUGER
  • HUMOR
  • HURDS
  • HURLS
  • HURLY
  • HURRY
  • HURST
  • HURTS
  • HYDRA
  • HYDRO
  • HYPER
  • HYRAX
  • ICHOR
  • IHRAM
  • ITHER
  • LAHAR
  • LARCH
  • LEHRS
  • LURCH
  • MARCH
  • MARSH
  • MERCH
  • MIRTH
  • MOHUR
  • MORPH
  • MYRRH
  • NORTH
  • OCHER
  • OCHRE
  • OCHRY
  • ORACH
  • ORTHO
  • OTHER
  • PARCH
  • PERCH
  • PORCH
  • PRAHU
  • QURSH
  • RAJAH
  • RALPH
  • RANCH
  • RAPHE
  • RATCH
  • RATHE
  • RAYAH
  • REACH
  • REHAB
  • REHEM
  • RETCH
  • RHEAS
  • RHEME
  • RHEUM
  • RHINO
  • RHOMB
  • RHUMB
  • RHYME
  • RHYTA
  • RIGHT
  • RISHI
  • ROACH
  • ROSHI
  • ROTCH
  • ROUGH
  • ROUTH
  • ROWTH
  • RUCHE
  • RUKHS
  • RUSHY
  • RUTHS
  • SHARD
  • SHARE
  • SHARK
  • SHARN
  • SHARP
  • SHEAR
  • SHEER
  • SHERD
  • SHERO
  • SHIER
  • SHIRE
  • SHIRK
  • SHIRR
  • SHIRT
  • SHIUR
  • SHOER
  • SHORE
  • SHORL
  • SHORN
  • SHORT
  • SHRED
  • SHREW
  • SHRIS
  • SHRUB
  • SHRUG
  • SHURA
  • SHYER
  • SURAH
  • TAHRS
  • THARM
  • THEIR
  • THERE
  • THERM
  • THIRD
  • THIRL
  • THORN
  • THORO
  • THORP
  • THRAW
  • THREE
  • THREW
  • THRIP
  • THROB
  • THROE
  • THROW
  • THRUM
  • THURL
  • TORAH
  • TORCH
  • TRASH
  • TROTH
  • TRUTH
  • USHER
  • WHARF
  • WHERE
  • WHIRL
  • WHIRR
  • WHIRS
  • WHORE
  • WHORL
  • WHORT
  • WORTH
  • WRATH
  • WROTH
  • YIRTH

A natural next step to narrow down the list is finding the vowels by testing a few vowel-heavy words. You can use this guide for reference if you need it. Another step that should help is looking at the position of your “R” and your “H” and comparing them to the words on the list. Keep in mind that you should prioritize letters and placements that you haven’t tested yet.

If you’re still unsure and don’t want to wait until Wordle resets at midnight local time, you can always look up the answer to today’s puzzle (which we update around 12am CT).