Wordle Game Help: 5-letter words with ‘R’ and ‘T’ in them

A list to help with your daily game.

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Wordle is a game that unites many players with the task of discovering a secret word every day. The ease with which players can post their results without spoilers on social media started a great movement in which everyone shares how they managed to arrive at the correct answer.

Every day, a new word is drawn for everyone to discover, and those who don’t can say goodbye to their winning streak. Winning can be more important to some than others, like people who compete with friends to see who can win with the fewest guesses, or those who like to show off their winning streak on social media. Either way, winning is always the best result, even if losing doesn’t mean much to you. 

You can look up some of the best strategies for playing Wordle, and if the game is already easy for you, you can try out some variations of it that have emerged over time, including Absurdle, a much more difficult version in which the game is against you. Even so, there are possible ways to make it easier.

Difficulties getting to the right Wordle answer are common, and a little help can make a big difference. When you’ve used half of your attempts and only found out that the secret word of the day has the letters “R” and “T”, but you don’t know their positions, here are some five-letter words with “R” and “T”, sorted alphabetically so you’ll have less work to do with filtering your choices by the letters you’ve already eliminated.

Five-letter words with “R” and “T” in them to try on Wordle

  • ABORT
  • ACTOR
  • AFRIT
  • AFTER
  • AIRTH
  • AIRTS
  • ALERT
  • ALTAR
  • ALTER
  • AMORT
  • AMRIT
  • ANTRA
  • ANTRE
  • AORTA
  • APART
  • APORT
  • APTER
  • ARETE
  • ARGOT
  • ARHAT
  • ARMET
  • ARTAL
  • ARTEL
  • ARTSY
  • ASTER
  • ASTIR
  • ATRIA
  • ATRIP
  • ATTAR
  • AVERT
  • BERET
  • BERTH
  • BIRTH
  • BITER
  • BLURT
  • BOART
  • BORTS
  • BORTY
  • BORTZ
  • BRACT
  • BRANT
  • BRATS
  • BRENT
  • BRITH
  • BRITS
  • BRITT
  • BROTH
  • BRUIT
  • BRUNT
  • BRUTE
  • BRUTS
  • BURET
  • BURNT
  • BURST
  • CARAT
  • CARET
  • CARTE
  • CARTS
  • CATER
  • CERTS
  • CHART
  • CHERT
  • CITER
  • COURT
  • CRAFT
  • CRATE
  • CREPT
  • CREST
  • CRITS
  • CROFT
  • CRUET
  • CRUFT
  • CRUST
  • CRWTH
  • CRYPT
  • CURET
  • CURST
  • CUTER
  • DARTS
  • DATER
  • DERAT
  • DETER
  • DIRTS
  • DIRTY
  • DORTY
  • DOTER
  • DRAFT
  • DRATS
  • DREST
  • DRIFT
  • DRIPT
  • DROIT
  • DROPT
  • DURST
  • EARTH
  • EATER
  • EGRET
  • ENTER
  • ENTRY
  • ERECT
  • ERGOT
  • ERUCT
  • ERUPT
  • ESTER
  • ETHER
  • EVERT
  • EXERT
  • EXTRA
  • FETOR
  • FIRST
  • FIRTH
  • FLIRT
  • FORTE
  • FORTH
  • FORTS
  • FORTY
  • FRATS
  • FRETS
  • FRITH
  • FRITS
  • FRITT
  • FRITZ
  • FRONT
  • FROST
  • FROTH
  • FRUIT
  • GARTH
  • GATER
  • GATOR
  • GIRTH
  • GIRTS
  • GRAFT
  • GRANT
  • GRATE
  • GREAT
  • GREET
  • GRIFT
  • GRIOT
  • GRIPT
  • GRIST
  • GRITH
  • GRITS
  • GROAT
  • GROTS
  • GROUT
  • GRUNT
  • HARTS
  • HATER
  • HEART
  • HERTZ
  • HORST
  • HURST
  • HURTS
  • INERT
  • INTER
  • INTRO
  • IRATE
  • ITHER
  • JURAT
  • KARAT
  • KARST
  • KARTS
  • KITER
  • KORAT
  • KRAFT
  • KRAIT
  • KRAUT
  • KURTA
  • LARNT
  • LATER
  • LIROT
  • LITER
  • LITRE
  • LYART
  • MARTS
  • MATER
  • MERIT
  • METER
  • METRE
  • METRO
  • MIRTH
  • MITER
  • MITRE
  • MORTS
  • MOTOR
  • MUTER
  • NERTS
  • NERTZ
  • NITER
  • NITRE
  • NITRO
  • NORTH
  • NOTER
  • OATER
  • OFTER
  • ORATE
  • ORBIT
  • ORTHO
  • OTHER
  • OTTAR
  • OTTER
  • OUTER
  • OUTRE
  • OUTRO
  • OVERT
  • OXTER
  • PARTS
  • PARTY
  • PATER
  • PEART
  • PETER
  • PORTS
  • PRATE
  • PRATS
  • PREST
  • PRINT
  • PROST
  • PRUTA
  • PURTY
  • QUART
  • QUIRT
  • RABAT
  • RAFTS
  • RAITA
  • RAMET
  • RANTS
  • RATAL
  • RATAN
  • RATCH
  • RATED
  • RATEL
  • RATER
  • RATES
  • RATHE
  • RATIO
  • RATOS
  • RATTY
  • REACT
  • REATA
  • REBUT
  • RECIT
  • RECTA
  • RECTI
  • RECTO
  • RECUT
  • REEST
  • REFIT
  • RELET
  • RELIT
  • REMET
  • REMIT
  • RENTE
  • RENTS
  • REPOT
  • RESAT
  • RESET
  • RESIT
  • RESTS
  • RETAG
  • RETAX
  • RETCH
  • RETEM
  • RETIA
  • RETIE
  • RETRO
  • RETRY
  • REVET
  • REWET
  • RHYTA
  • RIANT
  • RIATA
  • RIFTS
  • RIGHT
  • RIOTS
  • RITES
  • RITZY
  • RIVET
  • ROAST
  • ROBOT
  • ROOST
  • ROOTS
  • ROOTY
  • ROSET
  • ROSTI
  • ROTAS
  • ROTCH
  • ROTES
  • ROTIS
  • ROTLS
  • ROTOR
  • ROTOS
  • ROTTE
  • ROUST
  • ROUTE
  • ROUTH
  • ROUTS
  • ROWTH
  • RUNTS
  • RUNTY
  • RUSTS
  • RUSTY
  • RUTHS
  • RUTIN
  • RUTTY
  • RYOTS
  • SATYR
  • SCART
  • SHIRT
  • SHORT
  • SITAR
  • SKIRT
  • SKORT
  • SMART
  • SNORT
  • SORTS
  • SPIRT
  • SPORT
  • SPRAT
  • SPRIT
  • SPURT
  • STAIR
  • STARE
  • STARK
  • STARS
  • START
  • STEER
  • STERE
  • STERN
  • STIRK
  • STIRP
  • STIRS
  • STORE
  • STORK
  • STORM
  • STORY
  • STOUR
  • STRAP
  • STRAW
  • STRAY
  • STREP
  • STREW
  • STRIA
  • STRIP
  • STROP
  • STROW
  • STROY
  • STRUM
  • STRUT
  • STURT
  • SUTRA
  • SWART
  • TABER
  • TABOR
  • TAHRS
  • TAKER
  • TALAR
  • TALER
  • TAMER
  • TAPER
  • TAPIR
  • TARDO
  • TARDY
  • TARED
  • TARES
  • TARGA
  • TARGE
  • TARNS
  • TAROC
  • TAROK
  • TAROS
  • TAROT
  • TARPS
  • TARRE
  • TARRY
  • TARSI
  • TARTS
  • TARTY
  • TATAR
  • TATER
  • TAWER
  • TAXER
  • TAYRA
  • TEARS
  • TEARY
  • TELAR
  • TENOR
  • TERAI
  • TERCE
  • TERES
  • TERGA
  • TERMS
  • TERNE
  • TERNS
  • TERRA
  • TERRY
  • TERSE
  • TETRA
  • TETRI
  • THARM
  • THEIR
  • THERE
  • THERM
  • THIRD
  • THIRL
  • THORN
  • THORO
  • THORP
  • THRAW
  • THREE
  • THREW
  • THRIP
  • THROB
  • THROE
  • THROW
  • THRUM
  • THURL
  • TIARA
  • TIERS
  • TIGER
  • TILER
  • TIMER
  • TIRED
  • TIRES
  • TIRLS
  • TIROS
  • TITER
  • TITRE
  • TOKER
  • TOLAR
  • TONER
  • TOPER
  • TORAH
  • TORAS
  • TORCH
  • TORCS
  • TORES
  • TORIC
  • TORII
  • TOROS
  • TOROT
  • TORRS
  • TORSE
  • TORSI
  • TORSK
  • TORSO
  • TORTA
  • TORTE
  • TORTS
  • TORUS
  • TOTER
  • TOURS
  • TOWER
  • TOYER
  • TRACE
  • TRACK
  • TRACT
  • TRADE
  • TRAGI
  • TRAIK
  • TRAIL
  • TRAIN
  • TRAIT
  • TRAMP
  • TRAMS
  • TRANK
  • TRANQ
  • TRANS
  • TRAPS
  • TRAPT
  • TRASH
  • TRASS
  • TRAVE
  • TRAWL
  • TRAYF
  • TRAYS
  • TREAD
  • TREAT
  • TREED
  • TREEN
  • TREES
  • TREFA
  • TREKS
  • TREMS
  • TREND
  • TRESS
  • TRETS
  • TREWS
  • TREYF
  • TREYS
  • TRIAC
  • TRIAD
  • TRIAL
  • TRIBE
  • TRICE
  • TRICK
  • TRIED
  • TRIER
  • TRIES
  • TRIGO
  • TRIGS
  • TRIKE
  • TRILL
  • TRIMS
  • TRINE
  • TRIOL
  • TRIOS
  • TRIPE
  • TRIPS
  • TRITE
  • TROAK
  • TROCK
  • TRODE
  • TROGS
  • TROIS
  • TROKE
  • TROLL
  • TROMP
  • TRONA
  • TRONE
  • TROOP
  • TROOZ
  • TROPE
  • TROTH
  • TROTS
  • TROUT
  • TROVE
  • TROWS
  • TROYS
  • TRUCE
  • TRUCK
  • TRUED
  • TRUER
  • TRUES
  • TRUGS
  • TRULL
  • TRULY
  • TRUMP
  • TRUNK
  • TRUSS
  • TRUST
  • TRUTH
  • TRYMA
  • TRYST
  • TSARS
  • TUBER
  • TUMOR
  • TUNER
  • TURBO
  • TURFS
  • TURFY
  • TURKS
  • TURNS
  • TURPS
  • TURRS
  • TUTOR
  • TUYER
  • TWEER
  • TWERK
  • TWERP
  • TWIER
  • TWIRL
  • TWIRP
  • TWYER
  • TYERS
  • TYRED
  • TYRES
  • TYROS
  • TZARS
  • ULTRA
  • URATE
  • UTERI
  • UTTER
  • VERST
  • VERTS
  • VERTU
  • VIRTU
  • VOTER
  • WARTS
  • WARTY
  • WATER
  • WHORT
  • WORST
  • WORTH
  • WORTS
  • WRAPT
  • WRATH
  • WREST
  • WRIST
  • WRITE
  • WRITS
  • WROTE
  • WROTH
  • WURST
  • YIRTH
  • YURTA
  • YURTS

All the words on this list are accepted by Wordle. Another good tip to guessing the correct word as early as possible is to find which other vowels are present in the word of the day, narrowing down your options. Beware of words that may have repeated letters, and don’t forget to try words you already know first, since Wordle tends to choose more common words as the right answer, at least in most cases.

These tips should help you complete your latest Wordle.