Pictionary Word Generator

Our Pictionary word generator will help you generate words for playing the game Pictionary or other word games like Charades and Catchphrase. Just click “Generate Pictionary Words” to get started! You can also press “ENTER” to generate a new Pictionary word.


How to Use Our Pictionary Word Generator

    1. You can change any of the settings you want then click the “Generate Pictionary Words” button. We have the following settings:
      1. Number of words: Use this setting to select how many words you want to generate.
      2. Type of word: You can select all words or narrow down to only nouns, verbs, or adjectives.
      3. Starts with/ends with: If you want a random word with a  specific prefix or suffix, enter it here.
    2. See words show up below the button.

We also have a dedicated random letter generator, random noun generator, and hangman words generator.

What Can You Use Our Word Generator For?

You can use our random generator to generate words for games like Charades, Pictionary, or Catchphrase. Simply click the button to generate random words for these games.

What Is Pictionary?

Pictionary is a game where one person draws a word on a whiteboard or piece of paper and everyone else tries to guess the word or phrase that is being drawn before the timer runs out. The game can be played on teams or as individuals. The game is simple, but the execution can be challenging. Finding a way to draw a word that can be easily guessed can be challenging, especially if you choose a verb or adjective.

What Is Charades?

Charades is another fun party game that is similar to Pictionary in that teams compete trying to guess words, but they try to guess what a person is acting out instead of drawing. You can play in a group ranging in size from four to as many people as you want. Charades is a classic dinner party game.

Common Questions

How many people can play Charades or Pictionary?

There is no limit to the number of people who can play, but you should play with at least four people so that you can have teams of two competing against each other.

What is a random word?

A random word is any word in the English language that is generated by selecting a random word from a list. Our generator selects from over 5,000 of the most common English words to generate a random word. You can narrow you search by selecting nouns, adjectives, or verbs as well.

Why don’t you have all words in your random generator?

It doesn’t make sense for us to include all words from the English dictionary in our generator since there are a lot of words that aren’t used on a daily basis. We’ve selected a list of the top 5,000 words that are most common in daily life so that the words can actually be guessed in the games of Charades and Pictionary.

What are some hard Pictionary words?

Hard Pictionary words are difficult to draw. They usually require complex drawings and can be confused with many words which makes them difficult to guess in the allotted time. Adjectives, in particular, tend to be hard to draw and guess.

  • Snag
  • Password
  • Dizzy
  • Husband
  • Pizza sauce
  • Professor
  • Fireside
  • Dashboard
  • Double
  • Pharmacist
  • Macaroni
  • Laser
  • Neighborhood

What are some easy Pictionary words?

Easy words can be drawn in a few seconds and easily guessed. Here are some easy Pictionary words:

  • Cat
  • Cow
  • Ghost
  • Hippo
  • Jacket
  • Water
  • Ocean
  • Boy
  • Girl
  • Egg
  • Cup
  • Sun
  • Heart
  • Drum
  • Kite
  • Smile
  • Book

How to Play Pictionary Virtually

Pictionary is typically played by colocated players at a dinner party and uses a whiteboard of poster boards. However, given the current situation, playing virtually has become an increasingly popular option. Below are various ways to play hangman virtually.

Use a Virtual Whiteboard

Use a virtual whiteboard like whiteboard.fi to draw from different locations. Virtual whiteboards let you instantaneously share a drawing with anyone else who has access to the whiteboard.

The same effect can be achieved by using Paint, or other image application, and screen share through a video call.

Use an Online Pictionary Game

There are a number of online Pictionary games. Just do a Google search for “Online Pictionary.” However, if you want to play with friends, there are only a few options to choose from. The following sites allow multiplayer games of Pictionary:

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