HANGMAN(6) Games Manual HANGMAN(6)

hangmancomputer version of the game hangman

hangman [-d wordlist] [-m minlen]

In hangman, the computer picks a word from the on-line word list and you must try to guess it. The computer keeps track of which letters have been guessed and how many wrong guesses you have made on the screen in a graphic fashion.

Use the specified wordlist instead of the default one named below.
Set the minimum word length to use. The default is 6 letters.

/usr/share/dict/words
On-line word list

Ken Arnold

May 31, 1993 Linux 6.7.0-arch3-1