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Word Puzzles - Household Appliances

Guess each short clue. Then combine the sounds of the answers to give the name of a household appliance.
Or maybe some of them are more useful household objects than 'appliances'.
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Last updated: April 5, 2020
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First submittedMarch 31, 2020
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The opposite of peace.
War
The lower part of your leg.
Shin
A way of preparing potatoes (you might have with sausages).
Mash
A soft gloss on a surface.
Sheen
(Household appliance)
Washing machine
 
 
Someone who follows Judaism.
Jew
How you would address someone who has been given a knighthood.
Sir
(Household appliance)
Juicer
 
 
Choose someone to hold public office by voting.
Elect
If you ask a magician nicely, they could show you one of these.
Trick
Abbreviation for the drug ketamine.
Ket
The opposite of none.
All
(Household appliance)
Electric kettle
 
 
Abbreviation for a device that converts your voice (or any sound) into an electric signal.
Mike / Mic
A species of corvid. Apparently they're known for flying directly from A to B.
Crow
The liquid remaining after milk has been curdled and strained.
Whey
They had hits in the 90s with 'Bittersweet Symphony' and 'The Drugs Don't Work'.
Verve
A vehicle used for transporting goods or people. They often have a short hood/bonnet.
Van
(Household appliance)
Microwave oven
 
 
 
 
Those things on the end of your feet.
Toes
What you can do with a spoon when you're cooking.
Stir
(Household appliance)
Toaster
 
 
Dreadful joke: I've decided to sell this household appliance. It was just collecting dust.
Vacuum cleaner
 
 
A colour or shade.
Hue
A way of connecting assorted electrical musical instruments and computers to play, edit and record music. Or, a medium length skirt (as opposed to a mini or a maxi).
MIDI
What you shout when you realise an arsonist has been at work.
Fire!!
(Household appliance)
Humidifier
 
 
The mass of one cubic centimeter of water.
Gram
The opposite of less
More
What everyone seems to have permanently stuck to their hand, that they can't take their eyes off.
Phone
(Antiquated household appliance)
Gramophone
 
 
Something garish or sentimental, in poor taste (but appreciated ironically).
Kitsch
When you're quite fat, you have several of these under your face.
Chins
Most species of cephalopod (squid, octopuses) can release this dark liquid to evade attack
Ink
(Household appliance)
Kitchen sink
 
 
To expel air from the lungs sharply, with a sudden sound.
Cough
A payment to someone in return for their services.
Fee
A nice extra you get as part of your job (eg. free paperclips or a fancy car).
Perk
A sweet brown fizzy drink.
Cola
A high craggy hill, for example at Glastonbury, or on Dartmoor.
Tor
(Household appliance)
Coffee percolator
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Level 21
Aug 29, 2022
I learned the word "hoover" and was so sad it was accepted here :-(

;-)

Loved that quiz, thanks!

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Level 63
Sep 2, 2022
thank you! I just retook it myself and couldn't guess some of them :) I should put hoover in for you.