Associations to the word «Pun»


PUN, verb. (transitive) To beat; strike with force; ram; pound, as in a mortar; reduce to powder.
PUN, noun. A joke or type of wordplay in which similar senses or sounds of two words or phrases, or different senses of the same word, are deliberately confused.
PUN, verb. To make or tell a pun; make a play on words.

Dictionary definition

PUN, noun. A humorous play on words; "I do it for the pun of it"; "his constant punning irritated her".
PUN, verb. Make a play on words; "Japanese like to pun--their language is well suited to punning".

Wise words

Better than a thousand hollow words, is one word that brings peace.