New York Times NYT Spelling Bee Answers and Solution for December 12, 2022

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Today’s pangram is LIGHTWEIGHT.

LIGHTWEIGHT is defined as someone who is unimportant but cheeky and presumptuous. It is also defined as an amateur boxer who weighs no more than 132 pounds. It is also defined as a professional boxer who weighs between 131 and 135 pounds. It is also defined as a wrestler who weighs 139-154 pounds. It is also defined as having no importance or influence. It is also defined as weighing relatively little compared with another item or object of similar use.

EIGHT is defined as one of four playing cards in a deck with eight pips on the face. It is also defined as a group of United States painters founded in 1907 and noted for their realistic depictions of sordid aspects of city life. It is also defined as the cardinal number that is the sum of seven and one. It is also defined as being one more than seven.

EIGHTH is defined as coming next after the seventh and just before the ninth in position. It is also defined as one part in eight equal parts. It is also defined as position eight in a countable series of things.

EIGHTIETH is defined as the ordinal number of eighty in counting order. It is also defined as position 80 in a countable series of things.

The word GELEE has no known definition.

GELT is defined as informal terms for money.

GHEE is defined as clarified butter used in Indian cookery.

GIGGLE is defined as laugh nervously. It is also defined as a foolish or nervous laugh.

GILL is defined as any of the radiating leaflike spore-producing structures on the underside of the cap of a mushroom or similar fungus. It is also defined as respiratory organ of aquatic animals that breathe oxygen dissolved in water. It is also defined as a British imperial capacity unit (liquid or dry) equal to 5 fluid ounces or 142.066 cubic centimeters. It is also defined as a United States liquid unit equal to 4 fluid ounces.

GILT is defined as a coating of gold or of something that looks like gold. It is also defined as having the deep slightly brownish color of gold.

GLEE is defined as great merriment. It is also defined as malicious satisfaction.

HEIGHT is defined as elevation especially above sea level or above the earth’s surface. It is also defined as the vertical dimension of extension; distance from the base of something to the top. It is also defined as (of a standing person) the distance from head to foot. It is also defined as the highest level or degree attainable; the highest stage of development.

HIGH is defined as a high place. It is also defined as slightly and pleasantly intoxicated from alcohol or a drug (especially marijuana). It is also defined as happy and excited and energetic. It is also defined as in a rich manner. It is also defined as (used of the smell of meat) smelling spoiled or tainted. It is also defined as used of sounds and voices; high in pitch or frequency. It is also defined as at a great altitude. It is also defined as a public secondary school usually including grades 9 through 12. It is also defined as standing above others in quality or position. It is also defined as a forward gear with a gear ratio that gives the greatest vehicle velocity for a given engine speed. It is also defined as a lofty level or position or degree. It is also defined as an air mass of higher than normal pressure. It is also defined as a state of altered consciousness induced by alcohol or narcotics. It is also defined as a state of sustained elation. It is also defined as greater than normal in degree or intensity or amount. It is also defined as (literal meaning) being at or having a relatively great or specific elevation or upward extension (sometimes used in combinations like `knee-high’).

HIGHLIGHT is defined as move into the foreground to make more visible or prominent. It is also defined as the most interesting or memorable part. It is also defined as an area of lightness in a picture. It is also defined as apply a highlighter to one’s cheeks or eyebrows in order to make them more prominent.

The word LEGIT has no known definition.

LIEGE is defined as city in eastern Belgium; largest French-speaking city in Belgium. It is also defined as a person holding a fief; a person who owes allegiance and service to a feudal lord. It is also defined as a feudal lord entitled to allegiance and service. It is also defined as owing or owed feudal allegiance and service.

LIGHT is defined as the quality of being luminous; emitting or reflecting light. It is also defined as having abundant light or illumination. It is also defined as merriment expressed by a brightness or gleam or animation of countenance. It is also defined as weak and likely to lose consciousness. It is also defined as marked by temperance in indulgence. It is also defined as having relatively few calories. It is also defined as a condition of spiritual awareness; divine illumination. It is also defined as fall to somebody by assignment or lot. It is also defined as (physics) electromagnetic radiation that can produce a visual sensation. It is also defined as (used of vowels or syllables) pronounced with little or no stress. It is also defined as cause to start burning; subject to fire or great heat. It is also defined as with few burdens. It is also defined as start or maintain a fire in. It is also defined as a divine presence believed by Quakers to enlighten and guide the soul. It is also defined as moving easily and quickly; nimble. It is also defined as make lighter or brighter. It is also defined as the visual effect of illumination on objects or scenes as created in pictures. It is also defined as a device for lighting or igniting fuel or charges or fires. It is also defined as to come to rest, settle. It is also defined as (of sleep) easily disturbed. It is also defined as casual and unrestrained in sexual behavior. It is also defined as (of sound or color) free from anything that dulls or dims. It is also defined as alight from (a horse). It is also defined as silly or trivial. It is also defined as any device serving as a source of illumination. It is also defined as less than the correct or legal or full amount often deliberately so. It is also defined as (used of color) having a relatively small amount of coloring agent. It is also defined as begin to smoke. It is also defined as an illuminated area. It is also defined as a particular perspective or aspect of a situation. It is also defined as a person regarded very fondly. It is also defined as a visual warning signal. It is also defined as characterized by or emitting light. It is also defined as demanding little effort; not burdensome. It is also defined as designed for ease of movement or to carry little weight. It is also defined as easily assimilated in the alimentary canal; not rich or heavily seasoned. It is also defined as having little importance. It is also defined as intended primarily as entertainment; not serious or profound. It is also defined as mental understanding as an enlightening experience. It is also defined as of comparatively little physical weight or density. It is also defined as of little intensity or power or force. It is also defined as of the military or industry; using (or being) relatively small or light arms or equipment. It is also defined as (physics, chemistry) not having atomic weight greater than average. It is also defined as psychologically light; especially free from sadness or troubles. It is also defined as public awareness. It is also defined as (used of soil) loose and large-grained in consistency. It is also defined as very thin and insubstantial. It is also defined as not great in degree or quantity or number.

THIGH is defined as the upper joint of the leg of a fowl. It is also defined as the part of the leg between the hip and the knee.

TIGHT is defined as very drunk. It is also defined as of textiles. It is also defined as (used of persons or behavior) characterized by or indicative of lack of generosity. It is also defined as demanding strict attention to rules and procedures. It is also defined as in an attentive manner. It is also defined as pressed tightly together. It is also defined as firmly or closely. It is also defined as pulled or drawn tight. It is also defined as exasperatingly difficult to handle or circumvent. It is also defined as (of a contest or contestants) evenly matched. It is also defined as affected by scarcity and expensive to borrow. It is also defined as closely constrained or constricted or constricting. It is also defined as of such close construction as to be impermeable. It is also defined as packed closely together. It is also defined as securely or solidly fixed in place; rigid. It is also defined as set so close together as to be invulnerable to penetration.

TWIG is defined as understand, usually after some initial difficulty. It is also defined as a small branch or division of a branch (especially a terminal division); usually applied to branches of the current or preceding year. It is also defined as branch out in a twiglike manner.

TWILIGHT is defined as lighted by or as if by twilight. It is also defined as the time of day immediately following sunset. It is also defined as a condition of decline following successes. It is also defined as the diffused light from the sky when the sun is below the horizon but its rays are refracted by the atmosphere of the earth.

WEIGH is defined as show consideration for; take into account. It is also defined as to be oppressive or burdensome. It is also defined as determine the weight of. It is also defined as have weight; have import, carry weight. It is also defined as have a certain weight.

WEIGHT is defined as a system of units used to express the weight of something. It is also defined as the relative importance granted to something. It is also defined as sports equipment used in calisthenic exercises and weightlifting; it is not attached to anything and is raised and lowered by use of the hands and arms. It is also defined as (statistics) a coefficient assigned to elements of a frequency distribution in order to represent their relative importance. It is also defined as weight down with a load. It is also defined as present with a bias. It is also defined as a unit used to measure weight. It is also defined as an artifact that is heavy. It is also defined as an oppressive feeling of heavy force. It is also defined as the vertical force exerted by a mass as a result of gravity.

WIGGLE is defined as move to and fro. It is also defined as the act of wiggling.

WIGHT is defined as a human being; `wight’ is an archaic term. It is also defined as an isle and county of southern England in the English Channel.

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One Comment

  1. HEIGH – is archaic, but also sung by virtually every child exposed to Disney, which seems like a lot.

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