New York Times NYT Spelling Bee Answers and Solution for June 23, 2021

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Today’s pangram is ATROPHY.

ATROPHY is defined as a decrease in size of an organ caused by disease or disuse. It is also defined as any weakening or degeneration (especially through lack of use). It is also defined as undergo atrophy.

APART is defined as placed or kept separate and distinct as for a purpose. It is also defined as into parts or pieces. It is also defined as not taken into account or excluded from consideration. It is also defined as remote and separate physically or socially. It is also defined as having characteristics not shared by others.

APATHY is defined as the trait of lacking enthusiasm for or interest in things generally. It is also defined as an absence of emotion or enthusiasm.

The word APORT has no known definition.

The word APPARAT has no known definition.

ATOP is defined as

HAPPY is defined as marked by good fortune. It is also defined as well expressed and to the point. It is also defined as eagerly disposed to act or to be of service. It is also defined as enjoying or showing or marked by joy or pleasure.

HARP is defined as a small rectangular free-reed instrument having a row of free reeds set back in air holes and played by blowing into the desired hole. It is also defined as come back to. It is also defined as a chordophone that has a triangular frame consisting of a sounding board and a pillar and a curved neck; the strings stretched between the neck and the soundbox are plucked with the fingers. It is also defined as a pair of curved vertical supports for a lampshade. It is also defined as play the harp.

HARPY is defined as large black-and-white crested eagle of tropical America. It is also defined as a malicious woman with a fierce temper. It is also defined as any of various fruit bats of the genus Nyctimene distinguished by nostrils drawn out into diverging tubes. It is also defined as (Greek mythology) vicious winged monster; often depicted as a bird with the head of a woman.

HOOP is defined as horizontal circular metal hoop supporting a net through which players try to throw the basketball. It is also defined as a rigid circular band of metal or wood or other material used for holding or fastening or hanging or pulling. It is also defined as a small arch used as croquet equipment. It is also defined as a light curved skeleton to spread out a skirt. It is also defined as bind or fasten with a hoop.

The word HOPPY has no known definition.

HOTPOT is defined as a stew of meat and potatoes cooked in a tightly covered pot.

HYPO is defined as a piston syringe that is fitted with a hypodermic needle for giving injections. It is also defined as a compound used as a fixing agent in photographic developing.

OPAH is defined as large elliptical brightly colored deep-sea fish of Atlantic and Pacific and Mediterranean.

PAPA is defined as an informal term for a father; probably derived from baby talk.

PAPAYA is defined as tropical American shrub or small tree having huge deeply palmately cleft leaves and large oblong yellow fruit. It is also defined as large oval melon-like tropical fruit with yellowish flesh.

The word PAPPY has no known definition.

The word PARATHA has no known definition.

The word PARATROOP has no known definition.

PARROT is defined as a copycat who does not understand the words or acts being imitated. It is also defined as repeat mindlessly. It is also defined as usually brightly colored zygodactyl tropical birds with short hooked beaks and the ability to mimic sounds.

PARRY is defined as avoid or try to avoid fulfilling, answering, or performing (duties, questions, or issues). It is also defined as a return punch (especially by a boxer). It is also defined as impede the movement of (an opponent or a ball). It is also defined as (fencing) blocking a lunge or deflecting it with a circular motion of the sword.

PART is defined as the effort contributed by a person in bringing about a result. It is also defined as the actions and activities assigned to or required or expected of a person or group. It is also defined as to some extent; in some degree; not wholly. It is also defined as assets belonging to or due to or contributed by an individual person or group. It is also defined as a portion of a natural object. It is also defined as something less than the whole of a human artifact. It is also defined as one of the portions into which something is regarded as divided and which together constitute a whole. It is also defined as discontinue an association or relation; go different ways. It is also defined as the melody carried by a particular voice or instrument in polyphonic music. It is also defined as force, take, or pull apart. It is also defined as an item that is an instance of some type. It is also defined as a line of scalp that can be seen when sections of hair are combed in opposite directions. It is also defined as leave. It is also defined as the extended spatial location of something. It is also defined as go one’s own way; move apart. It is also defined as something determined in relation to something that includes it. It is also defined as an actor’s portrayal of someone in a play. It is also defined as come apart. It is also defined as that which concerns a person with regard to a particular role or situation.

PARTY is defined as an organization to gain political power. It is also defined as a band of people associated temporarily in some activity. It is also defined as a group of people gathered together for pleasure. It is also defined as an occasion on which people can assemble for social interaction and entertainment. It is also defined as a person involved in legal proceedings. It is also defined as have or participate in a party.

PATH is defined as an established line of travel or access. It is also defined as a course of conduct. It is also defined as a line or route along which something travels or moves. It is also defined as a way especially designed for a particular use.

PATTY is defined as small flat mass of chopped food. It is also defined as round flat candy. It is also defined as small pie or pasty.

PHARAOH is defined as the title of the ancient Egyptian kings.

The word PHAT has no known definition.

PHOTO is defined as a representation of a person or scene in the form of a print or transparent slide or in digital format.

The word POOH has no known definition.

POOP is defined as obscene terms for feces. It is also defined as the rear part of a ship. It is also defined as slang terms for inside information. It is also defined as a stupid foolish person.

POOR is defined as of insufficient quantity to meet a need. It is also defined as people without possessions or wealth (considered as a group). It is also defined as deserving or inciting pity. It is also defined as characterized by or indicating poverty. It is also defined as having little money or few possessions. It is also defined as lacking in quality or substances.

The word POPPA has no known definition.

POPPY is defined as annual or biennial or perennial herbs having showy flowers.

PORT is defined as (computer science) computer circuit consisting of the hardware and associated circuitry that links one device with another (especially a computer and a hard disk drive or other peripherals). It is also defined as sweet dark-red dessert wine originally from Portugal. It is also defined as the left side of a ship or aircraft to someone who is aboard and facing the bow or nose. It is also defined as located on the left side of a ship or aircraft. It is also defined as an opening (in a wall or ship or armored vehicle) for firing through. It is also defined as a place (seaport or airport) where people and merchandise can enter or leave a country. It is also defined as bring to port. It is also defined as carry, bear, convey, or bring. It is also defined as carry or hold with both hands diagonally across the body, especially of weapons. It is also defined as drink port. It is also defined as land at or reach a port. It is also defined as modify (software) for use on a different machine or platform. It is also defined as put or turn on the left side, of a ship. It is also defined as turn or go to the port or left side, of a ship.

PORTRAY is defined as assume or act the character of. It is also defined as represent abstractly, for example in a painting, drawing, or sculpture. It is also defined as make a portrait of. It is also defined as portray in words.

POTATO is defined as annual native to South America having underground stolons bearing edible starchy tubers; widely cultivated as a garden vegetable; vines are poisonous. It is also defined as an edible tuber native to South America; a staple food of Ireland.

POTTY is defined as a plumbing fixture for defecation and urination. It is also defined as slightly intoxicated. It is also defined as marked by foolish or unreasoning fondness. It is also defined as a receptacle for urination or defecation in the bedroom. It is also defined as (British informal) trivial.

PRAT is defined as the fleshy part of the human body that you sit on.

PRAY is defined as call upon in supplication; entreat. It is also defined as address a deity, a prophet, a saint or an object of worship; say a prayer.

PROP is defined as a propeller that rotates to push against air. It is also defined as any movable articles or objects used on the set of a play or movie. It is also defined as support by placing against something solid or rigid. It is also defined as a support placed beneath or against something to keep it from shaking or falling.

The word PYRO has no known definition.

RAPPORT is defined as a relationship of mutual understanding or trust and agreement between people.

RAPT is defined as feeling great rapture or delight.

RAPTOR is defined as any of numerous carnivorous birds that hunt and kill other animals.

RATTRAP is defined as a difficult entangling situation. It is also defined as a trap for catching rats. It is also defined as filthy run-down dilapidated housing.

ROPY is defined as (British informal) very poor in quality. It is also defined as forming viscous or glutinous threads. It is also defined as of or resembling rope (or ropes) in being long and strong.

TAPA is defined as a paperlike cloth made in the South Pacific by pounding tapa bark. It is also defined as the thin fibrous bark of the paper mulberry and Pipturus albidus.

TAPROOT is defined as (botany) main root of a plant growing straight downward from the stem. It is also defined as something that provides an important central source for growth or development.

TARP is defined as waterproofed canvas.

TORPOR is defined as a state of motor and mental inactivity with a partial suspension of sensibility. It is also defined as inactivity resulting from lethargy and lack of vigor or energy.

TRAP is defined as to hold fast or prevent from moving. It is also defined as catch in or as if in a trap. It is also defined as something (often something deceptively attractive) that catches you unawares. It is also defined as a hazard on a golf course. It is also defined as informal terms for the mouth. It is also defined as place in a confining or embarrassing position. It is also defined as the act of concealing yourself and lying in wait to attack by surprise. It is also defined as a device in which something (usually an animal) can be caught and penned. It is also defined as a device to hurl clay pigeons into the air for trapshooters. It is also defined as a light two-wheeled carriage. It is also defined as drain consisting of a U-shaped section of drainpipe that holds liquid and so prevents a return flow of sewer gas. It is also defined as hold or catch as if in a trap.

TROOP is defined as an orderly crowd. It is also defined as a unit of Girl or Boy Scouts. It is also defined as march in a procession. It is also defined as a cavalry unit corresponding to an infantry company. It is also defined as a group of soldiers. It is also defined as move or march as if in a crowd.

TROPHY is defined as something given as a token of victory. It is also defined as an award for success in war or hunting.

TYPO is defined as a mistake in printed matter resulting from mechanical failures of some kind.

The word YAPPY has no known definition.

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