Definition of word search in English:

word search

noun

  • A puzzle consisting of letters arranged in a grid, containing several hidden words written in any direction.

    • ‘But as any scholar of the wordsearch knows, you can go backwards as well as forwards.’
    • ‘The newsletter also has a fun wordsearch competition which is to be returned before the 28th November, with five cash prizes for the winners.’
    • ‘The Radio Lollipop crew is equipped with puzzles, wordsearches, crosswords, a craft trolley and competitions.’
    • ‘As stated I miss your crossword but your wordsearch puzzle is interesting also and one needs a certain amount of knowledge of the fishing industry and marine matters.’
    • ‘Hey, you've all seen wordsearches before, right?’

Pronunciation:

word search

/ˈwəːdsəːtʃ/