Children's, Intermediate and Advanced Online English Dictionary & Thesaurus

Word Explorer
Children's Dictionary
Help
Help
Help
 
     

pun

 
 
pronunciation:
puhn
parts of speech:
noun, verb
part of speech: noun
definition: a humorous play on words based on two words that are close in sound but different in meaning.
Here is a joke that has a pun: There was a mushroom who couldn't understand why nobody invited him to their parties. He thought he was such a fungi!
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: puns, punning, punned
definition: to use or make a pun or puns.