How long does a turn in the game taboo last?

Each turn in the game Taboo lasts 60 seconds.

Taboo is a verbal game played with two teams of three players or more, a deck of 502 guess cards with a set of taboo words, and a battery operated buzzer. The buzzer requires two AA batteries.


1. Clue-givers may not use any taboo words, including abbreviations and any part of the taboo word.

2. Clue-givers may not use sound effects or use gestures to indicate the clue word.

3. Clue-givers may pass on any card at any time, but the card is then placed in the discard pile.

4. When time is called, the final card does not go into the discard pile, but is instead removed from play.

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