New York Times Spelling Bee Solution and Answers for April 15, 2020

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Today’s pangram is FOOTBOARD.

FOOTBOARD is defined as a narrow platform on which to stand or brace the feet. It is also defined as a vertical board or panel forming the foot of a bedstead.

ABBOT is defined as the superior of an abbey of monks.

ABOARD is defined as side by side. It is also defined as on a ship, train, plane or other vehicle. It is also defined as on first or second or third base.

ABORT is defined as cease development, die, and be aborted. It is also defined as terminate a pregnancy by undergoing an abortion. It is also defined as terminate before completion. It is also defined as the act of terminating a project or procedure before it is completed.

ABROAD is defined as far away from home or one’s usual surroundings. It is also defined as in a place across an ocean. It is also defined as in a foreign country.

ADOBO is defined as a dish of marinated vegetables and meat or fish; served with rice.

AFFORD is defined as be the cause or source of. It is also defined as afford access to. It is also defined as be able to spare or give up. It is also defined as have the financial means to do something or buy something.

AFOOT is defined as currently in progress. It is also defined as traveling by foot. It is also defined as on foot; walking.

AFRO is defined as a rounded thickly curled hairdo.

AORTA is defined as the large trunk artery that carries blood from the left ventricle of the heart to branch arteries.

ARBOR is defined as a framework that supports climbing plants. It is also defined as any of various rotating shafts that serve as axes for larger rotating parts. It is also defined as tree (as opposed to shrub).

ARDOR is defined as feelings of great warmth and intensity. It is also defined as a feeling of strong eagerness (usually in favor of a person or cause). It is also defined as intense feeling of love.

BAOBAB is defined as African tree having an exceedingly thick trunk and fruit that resembles a gourd and has an edible pulp called monkey bread.

BOAR is defined as Old World wild swine having a narrow body and prominent tusks from which most domestic swine come; introduced in United States. It is also defined as an uncastrated male hog.

BOARD is defined as get on board of (trains, buses, ships, aircraft, etc.). It is also defined as a table at which meals are served. It is also defined as a flat portable surface (usually rectangular) designed for board games. It is also defined as live and take one’s meals at or in. It is also defined as food or meals in general. It is also defined as a printed circuit that can be inserted into expansion slots in a computer to increase the computer’s capabilities. It is also defined as a vertical surface on which information can be displayed to public view. It is also defined as electrical device consisting of a flat insulated surface that contains switches and dials and meters for controlling other electrical devices. It is also defined as a stout length of sawn timber; made in a wide variety of sizes and used for many purposes. It is also defined as a committee having supervisory powers. It is also defined as a flat piece of material designed for a special purpose. It is also defined as lodge and take meals (at). It is also defined as provide food and lodging (for).

BOAT is defined as a dish (often boat-shaped) for serving gravy or sauce. It is also defined as a small vessel for travel on water. It is also defined as ride in a boat on water.

The word BOBA has no known definition.

BOFFO is defined as resoundingly successful and popular.

BOOB is defined as commit a faux pas or a fault or make a serious mistake. It is also defined as either of two soft fleshy milk-secreting glandular organs on the chest of a woman. It is also defined as an ignorant or foolish person.

The word BOOBOO has no known definition.

BOOR is defined as a crude uncouth ill-bred person lacking culture or refinement.

BOOT is defined as the act of delivering a blow with the foot. It is also defined as an instrument of torture that is used to heat or crush the foot and leg. It is also defined as cause to load (an operating system) and start the initial processes. It is also defined as compartment in an automobile that carries luggage or shopping or tools. It is also defined as the swift release of a store of affective force. It is also defined as a form of foot torture in which the feet are encased in iron and slowly crushed. It is also defined as footwear that covers the whole foot and lower leg. It is also defined as kick; give a boot to. It is also defined as protective casing for something that resembles a leg.

BROAD is defined as showing or characterized by broad-mindedness. It is also defined as having great (or a certain) extent from one side to the other. It is also defined as not detailed or specific. It is also defined as lacking subtlety; obvious. It is also defined as being at a peak or culminating point. It is also defined as broad in scope or content. It is also defined as very large in expanse or scope. It is also defined as (of speech) heavily and noticeably regional. It is also defined as slang term for a woman.

BROOD is defined as be in a huff; be silent or sullen. It is also defined as hang over, as of something threatening, dark, or menacing. It is also defined as think moodily or anxiously about something. It is also defined as sit on (eggs). It is also defined as be in a huff and display one’s displeasure. It is also defined as the young of an animal cared for at one time.

DARTBOARD is defined as a circular board of wood or cork used as the target in the game of darts.

DODO is defined as someone whose style is out of fashion. It is also defined as extinct heavy flightless bird of Mauritius related to pigeons.

DOFF is defined as remove.

DOODAD is defined as something unspecified whose name is either forgotten or not known.

DOOR is defined as the entrance (the space in a wall) through which you enter or leave a room or building; the space that a door can close. It is also defined as anything providing a means of access (or escape). It is also defined as a room that is entered via a door. It is also defined as a structure where people live or work (usually ordered along a street or road). It is also defined as a swinging or sliding barrier that will close the entrance to a room or building or vehicle.

DOTARD is defined as an oldster in his dotage; someone whose age has impaired his intellect.

The word FARRO has no known definition.

FOOD is defined as any solid substance (as opposed to liquid) that is used as a source of nourishment. It is also defined as anything that provides mental stimulus for thinking. It is also defined as any substance that can be metabolized by an animal to give energy and build tissue.

FOOT is defined as lowest support of a structure. It is also defined as pay for something. It is also defined as (prosody) a group of 2 or 3 syllables forming the basic unit of poetic rhythm. It is also defined as add a column of numbers. It is also defined as the part of the leg of a human being below the ankle joint. It is also defined as a linear unit of length equal to 12 inches or a third of a yard. It is also defined as any of various organs of locomotion or attachment in invertebrates. It is also defined as walk. It is also defined as the pedal extremity of vertebrates other than human beings. It is also defined as an army unit consisting of soldiers who fight on foot. It is also defined as a member of a surveillance team who works on foot or rides as a passenger. It is also defined as a support resembling a pedal extremity. It is also defined as the lower part of anything. It is also defined as travel by walking.

The word FORA has no known definition.

The word FORBAD has no known definition.

FORD is defined as 38th President of the United States; appointed vice president and succeeded Nixon when Nixon resigned (1913-2006). It is also defined as son of Henry Ford (1893-1943). It is also defined as the act of crossing a stream or river by wading or in a car or on a horse. It is also defined as United States manufacturer of automobiles who pioneered mass production (1863-1947). It is also defined as English writer and editor (1873-1939). It is also defined as grandson of Henry Ford (1917-1987). It is also defined as a shallow area in a stream that can be forded. It is also defined as United States film maker (1896-1973). It is also defined as cross a river where it’s shallow.

FORT is defined as a fortified defensive structure. It is also defined as gather in, or as if in, a fort, as for protection or defense. It is also defined as a fortified military post where troops are stationed. It is also defined as enclose by or as if by a fortification. It is also defined as station (troops) in a fort.

ODOR is defined as any property detected by the olfactory system. It is also defined as the sensation that results when olfactory receptors in the nose are stimulated by particular chemicals in gaseous form.

ORATOR is defined as a person who delivers a speech or oration.

ROAD is defined as an open way (generally public) for travel or transportation. It is also defined as a way or means to achieve something.

ROAR is defined as utter words loudly and forcefully. It is also defined as emit long loud cries. It is also defined as a deep prolonged loud noise. It is also defined as make a loud noise, as of wind, water, or vehicles. It is also defined as make a loud noise, as of animal. It is also defined as a very loud utterance (like the sound of an animal). It is also defined as laugh unrestrainedly and heartily. It is also defined as act or proceed in a riotous, turbulent, or disorderly way. It is also defined as the sound made by a lion.

ROBOT is defined as a mechanism that can move automatically.

ROOD is defined as representation of the cross on which Jesus died.

ROOF is defined as an upper limit on what is allowed. It is also defined as a protective covering that covers or forms the top of a building. It is also defined as protective covering on top of a motor vehicle. It is also defined as provide a building with a roof; cover a building with a roof. It is also defined as the inner top surface of a covered area or hollow space.

ROOT is defined as a simple form inferred as the common basis from which related words in several languages can be derived by linguistic processes. It is also defined as someone from whom you are descended (but usually more remote than a grandparent). It is also defined as become settled or established and stable in one’s residence or life style. It is also defined as (linguistics) the form of a word after all affixes are removed. It is also defined as the set of values that give a true statement when substituted into an equation. It is also defined as the place where something begins, where it springs into being. It is also defined as dig with the snout. It is also defined as a number that, when multiplied by itself some number of times, equals a given number. It is also defined as (botany) the usually underground organ that lacks buds or leaves or nodes; absorbs water and mineral salts; usually it anchors the plant to the ground. It is also defined as cause to take roots. It is also defined as cheer for. It is also defined as come into existence, originate. It is also defined as plant by the roots. It is also defined as take root and begin to grow. It is also defined as the embedded part of a bodily structure such as a tooth, nail, or hair.

The word ROTATOR has no known definition.

The word ROTO has no known definition.

ROTOR is defined as the rotating armature of a motor or generator. It is also defined as rotating mechanism consisting of an assembly of rotating airfoils. It is also defined as the revolving bar of a distributor.

TABOO is defined as a prejudice (especially in Polynesia and other South Pacific islands) that prohibits the use or mention of something because of its sacred nature. It is also defined as an inhibition or ban resulting from social custom or emotional aversion. It is also defined as excluded from use or mention. It is also defined as forbidden to profane use especially in South Pacific islands. It is also defined as declare as sacred and forbidden.

TABOR is defined as a small drum with one head of soft calfskin.

TARO is defined as herb of the Pacific islands grown throughout the tropics for its edible root and in temperate areas as an ornamental for its large glossy leaves. It is also defined as edible starchy tuberous root of taro plants. It is also defined as tropical starchy tuberous root.

TAROT is defined as any of a set of (usually 78) cards that include 22 cards representing virtues and vices and death and fortune etc.; used for playing card games and for divination by fortunetellers.

TATTOO is defined as a design on the skin made by tattooing. It is also defined as a drumbeat or bugle call that signals the military to return to their quarters. It is also defined as stain (skin) with indelible color. It is also defined as the practice of making a design on the skin by pricking and staining.

TOAD is defined as any of various tailless stout-bodied amphibians with long hind limbs for leaping; semiaquatic and terrestrial species.

TOOT is defined as make a loud noise. It is also defined as revelry in drinking; a merry drinking party. It is also defined as a blast of a horn.

The word TORO has no known definition.

TORT is defined as (law) any wrongdoing for which an action for damages may be brought.

The word TROD has no known definition.

TROT is defined as run at a moderately swift pace. It is also defined as a slow pace of running. It is also defined as a literal translation used in studying a foreign language (often used illicitly). It is also defined as radicals who support Trotsky’s theory that socialism must be established throughout the world by continuing revolution. It is also defined as a gait faster than a walk; diagonally opposite legs strike the ground together. It is also defined as cause to trot. It is also defined as ride at a trot.

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