Word Game Apps

If you have time to kill, word games on your mobile phone are always a great option because they help to build your vocabulary as well as make you more comfortable using new words. Here are some of our favorites.

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HangArt: Play Hangman, Draw Pictures, Tell Stories

age 6+

New twist on old game makes learning fun.

Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad (2016)
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Planet Lettra Word Building Playground

age 6+

Open-ended word builder takes time to master.

Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad (2016)
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Word Solitaire: Aurora

age 6+

Terrific vocabulary twist on the playing card classic.

Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad (2011)
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Wurdle

age 7+

Challenging word puzzle has good customization options.

Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad (2009)
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Chalk Up!

age 8+

Unique and challenging word game makes you think visually.

Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad (2010)
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Moxie 2

age 8+

Build words one letter at a time in this fun challenger.

Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad (2010)
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Subwords

age 8+

Fusion between trivia and word game engages spellers.

Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad (2018)
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WordBrain

age 9+

Word hunt gets tough quickly, has ads and purchases.

Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android (2016)
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Sentence Sensibility

age 10+

Drag word tiles to build sentences from famous literature.

Devices: iPad (2017)
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WordWhile: Casual Literary Fun

age 10+

Smart (and silly) fun for literature lovers.

Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire (2017)
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Befuddled HD

age 11+

Set of addictive word games that use strategy, not speed.

Devices: iPad (2010)
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Puzzlejuice

age 11+

Tetris-like word app wins with clever concept, snarky humor.

Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad (2012)
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Equii

age 12+

Challenging picture puzzles plastered with ads.

Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android (2018)
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The Grading Game

age 13+

Mark every mistake in advanced grammar game.

Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad (2017)
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Words With Friends

age 14+

Superb Scrabble clone; open chat makes it for teens and up.

Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire (2010)
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WordsWorth

age 14+

Engrossing multiplayer word game with open chat option.

Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire (2010)
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