Every answer is just 2 words and every puzzle is just plain fun!

This is David L. Hoyt's marvelous thinking game.

* Just 2 Words is utterly simple to play and fun for all ages.
* It is the brain child of America's most popular creator of word puzzles.
* Hours & hours & hours of fun. More than 1,800 puzzles!
* The game is perfect for those that enjoy the "4 Pics 1 Word" genre but are ready to move on to something fresh and even better!

Every puzzle's answer is just 2 words -- a common pairing ("BROWNIE POINTS"), a famous person's name ("ELTON JOHN"), or a fun word combination that is forehead-slapping obvious after you figure out David's picture clues!

Super easy to play. 1,820 deliciously fun puzzles! Beautiful graphics.

And in case you are wondering . . . David L. Hoyt is the most syndicated daily game creator in the world. His most famous games include Jumble, Word Roundup, Pat Sajak's Lucky Letters, Word Winder, and many more. His games appear in 600+ newspapers, including USA Today, Chicago Tribune and Los Angeles Times.

"Playing this game will result in mental stimulation, increased vocabulary and hours and hours of fun." -- Review by The iPhone Mom

Begin playing Just 2 Words today. You'll love it!

What's New

Version 2.40

** 80 New Puzzles. Some of my best ever.
** NEW FEATURE - Skip puzzles to progress quickly.
** Small fixes and play improvements.
** This app now has an amazing 1,820 puzzles!

Thanks for playing Just 2 Words and thanks for your many great reviews!
— David L. Hoyt

Ratings and Reviews

4.7 out of 5
522 Ratings
522 Ratings

Gives your brain a real workout!


Just 2 Words is a super creative app that really gives your brain a workout! The apparently unrelated or mysterious picture clues challenge you to figure out common 2-word phrases or a well known person’s name. Besides the challenge of Just 2 Words, it’s also highly addictive — Once you get the hang of it, you just have to keep playing... Whenever you get stuck, there are several ways to get a hint to help you solve the puzzle. It’s my favorite go-to puzzler!

Thinking outside the Box

Acur umbra

Great game . Offers both brain and visual stimulation. When I have to use a clue I am like of course I should have had that.
Lots of creative thinking behind this game
One thing I noticed whether I play on my phone or my kindle is that it closes periodically. Easy enough to reopen just a momentary disruption. Highly recommend if you like words and a bit of a challenge. MARE

Fun game


I really like this game. I would have given it five stars but it has one problem. It does not always keep good track of time. I do the puzzle every morning while I have my coffee. However, it often says I have started a new streak when it should know I have one in progress. Today it said my last game was two days ago which is wrong. They need to fix this. Otherwise it is a fun game.


Adveractive, Inc.
246.1 MB
Requires iOS 8.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
Age Rating
Rated 4+
©2018 Adveractive, Inc & Hoyt Interactive Media
In-App Purchases
  1. 260 Coins $0.99
  2. 600 Coins $1.99
  3. 1650 Coins $4.99


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