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Printable word games : Fun Buzzword Puzzles!

Welcome to our unique printable word games called Buzzwords! These are not your typical, run of the mill free word games.

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!

How to Solve Buzzwords

Buzzword sample puzzle

Printable version

Look at this sample honeycomb. The shaded O and the six letters surrounding it spell COSTUME, 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. Special set of clothes  costume - O

2. Soft cotton cloth

3. Opposite of eastern

4. Alike

5. Wheeled toy with footboard

6. Observer

7. Ugly, terrifying creature

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

                                    a greeting

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

2. flannel (E) 3. western (E) 4. similar (L)
5. scooter (C) 6. witness (W) 7. monster (M)
Buzzword: Unscramble all the center letters: O E E L C W M to spell WELCOME !

Printable Buzzword Puzzles

Now try to solve these Buzzwords on your own. We think you'll enjoy the fun and the challenge of this original word game!

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

More Unique Printable Word Games

ZigZag puzzle

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!

Of course, we have lots of traditional puzzles, too, like Word Search puzzles, Crosswords, Anagrams, Cryptograms and Word Scrambles. Be sure to check those out, too. There's truly something here for everyone!

Printable Crossword Puzzle - Corny Jokes

Corny Jokes Crossword - In this printable crossword puzzle, every clue is joke or riddle -- a very corny one, in fact! If you can come up with the same answer I did, then you’ll have no problem completing this puzzle. But then again, it may be a bit more difficult than it sounds.

Name Anagrams: We've listed anagrams for the names of famous scientists, inventors and world leaders. Great for puzzlers who are into history!

International Anagram: For those of you with an world-wide interest, we have a challenging list of countries and capitals for you to unscramble.

coffee cup word search - 185

Coffee Word Search - This clever puzzle is designed inside a coffee mug! Grab a cup of your favorite blend while you solve it.

For another puzzle related to food, try our Lunch Break Word Find. Can you find 40 words related to a workday lunch break? Or will you be too hungry to finish solving it?

yellow Edsel

Car Talk - Great brain games for seniors, especially, if you remember cars from the 60s through the current models. Of course, you don't have to know all about cars to tackle these challenges!

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