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Whirly Word® is one of the most popular word games today … 2.5 million customers can’t be wrong!

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"...the entertainment value never fades with this game. This was one of the first apps I downloaded on my iPhone several years back and I still play it often." ~ Macworld Australia

"... you might just find yourself playing it long beyond the amount of time you initially intended to–it has a way of keeping you engaged long after you thought you’d be bored of it." - panappticon.com

"... Whirly Word holds true to its developers promise and is a breath of fresh air from your average scrambled letter iPhone games." - appsafari.com

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How many words can you discover from six letters? Solve the puzzle instantly by finding the six-letter word or step up to the challenge of finding all possible words with the letters given.

The large buttons and sensible design allow you to get lost in puzzles for hours. Or take a quick break from your daily routine to play for just a few minutes. This game is smart and remembers right where you left off.

Whirly Word comes with
* two puzzle levels (Abridged or Tournament)
* a built in dictionary to lookup definitions
* multiple color schemes
* records keeping track of your success
* bonuses
* background music and sound

Our Abridged Dictionary puzzles use words that you will recognize or take a plunge into the Tournament Dictionary for a brain boggling experience.

Challenge your vocabulary prowess and play until you win! 

If you enjoy playing games like Text Twist, Scrabble, Boggle or Word Scramble then Whirly Word is the game for you!

What’s New

Version 1.6

Bug fixes and performance improvements.

Ratings and Reviews

3.6 out of 5
125 Ratings

125 Ratings

Sue from p'ton ,

Fun game

As much as I enjoy this game, I sometimes am surprised that words that occur in one puzzle are not in another. But today, for some reason, I am amused that the definition for "Shea" is "an alternative spelling of 'Shea'. " I’m sorry is "or" an alternative spelling of "or"? I’m cracking up.😁

Yoodiehoodie ,

Not Enough 6-Letter Words

Game play is OK, although I do find it frustrating, as others have mentioned, that when letter is tapped, it does not always register. Also, the dictionary is terrible. But the main problem I have with this game is the EXTREMELY limited number of 6-letter words that make up an individual puzzle. For example, I have worked the “ENGAGE” puzzle at least four times in the last couple of days (out of maybe 50 games played). If more words were added, this would be a much better experience. It could also use a “last word” button to bring up the last word entered. This would help a lot with words ending in “S”. I miss Word Warp!

-miranda ,

Outdated but still fun

It looks like the game developers left this one by the way side. Hasn’t been truly updated since 2007, so yes it’s outdated but it’s still a great game.


Red Key Software Corporation
30.6 MB

Requires iOS 8.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.



Age Rating
Rated 4+
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