Free Printable Word Games

buzzword logo with bee

Welcome to our unique free printable word games called Buzzwords! You can find a sample puzzle and complete instructions here.

To solve one of our exclusive Buzzword puzzles, you will use crossword-type clues, search through a honeycomb of letters, and unscramble anagrams. There’s no other puzzle quite like this!

Buzzword #1

Buzzword puzzle 1

Printable version

The shaded E and the six letters surrounding it spell PETUNIA, which matches one of the clues below.   

In the same way, find a 7-letter word for each of the remaining clues. Keep track of the center letter for each answer you find.

1. flowering plant   petunia - E

2. a solo performance

3. excellence

4. person receiving medical care

5. adult male domestic fowl

6. old item

7. opening in nose

Now find the BUZZWORD for this puzzle by unscrambling all 7 of the center letters to spell the answer to this clue:

                                    a coin

How did you do? If you're ready to check your answers for this Buzzword puzzle, click on the button.     

Buzzword #1
2. recital-T 3. quality-Q 4. patient-A
5. rooster-R 6. antique-T 7. nostril-R
Buzzword: QUARTER

More Buzzwords:

Are you ready for more Buzzwords? We hope so! Try these next:

Buzzword #2

Buzzword #3

Buzzword #4

Buzzword #5

Buzzword #6

Buzzwords #7 - #8

We'll be adding more Buzzwords in the future, so please check back again for more of these free word games.

More Free Printable Word Games:

triangulair example

If you like solving Buzzwords, you may also enjoy some of other original word games, including:

Triangulairs TM- Unscramble a 10-letter word and form 4-letter words following one simple rule. Try to meet or beat our scores!

ZigZags TM - A fun-shaped puzzle to test your spelling and vocabulary expertise.

Random Definitions TM- Use only the letters in the keyword to spell new words matching each definition. Sounds simple enough, but you also have to figure out where to place these words in the diagram!

Dynamites TM -Blast our 9-letter words into two different sets of 3-letter words. Quick puzzles that are fun for everyone!

More Classic Word Games:

We also have lots of more traditional word games on all sorts of topics for all ages. Here are just a few examples:

Celebrity Anagrams: See if you can rearrange the letters to spell the name of a current celebrity you might see on stage or in a movie.

Cryptoquotes - Several sets of thought-provoking  and/or humorous encrypted quips and quotes. Very entertaining!

50 States Word Search Game - Find all fifty states of the United States. Fun to solve no matter where you live!

movie clapper

1980's Movie Word Scramble Puzzle: See how many of these popular 1980's movies you can remember and unscramble!

What's the Scoop? A cool, yummy puzzle, all about ice cream! Just unscramble the names of the most popular ice cream flavors and place them in the puzzle.


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