The word puzzle Quordle now belongs to the publisher of the American dictionary Merriam-Webster. The size and terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Quordle is one of the many clones of the popular Wordle puzzle. Unlike the original game, in Quordle you have to guess not one, but four words from nine attempts.

Wordle itself was bought by The New York Times in January 2022. The exact amount of the transaction was not called, but it is known that the newspaper paid a seven-figure sum for the game.