Noun(1) a humorous play on words
Verb(1) make a play on words
(1) I'm so bitter and bitchy, I can't even be bothered to pun on that last sentence.(2) Forgive the pun , but this is a spellbinding book.(3) Nevertheless, the simple economics of house building mean that once a house has distinctive details, a sizeable garden and large rooms in a desirable location, the price, forgive the pun , will go through the roof.(4) The flaming comet on the cover and the name pun on the fact that Chitti's birth year is sadharana in the Hindu calendar, when Haley's comet was sighted.(5) Using the curse of the werewolf as a metaphor for puberty, it's a sharp and, forgive the pun , biting take on adolescence.(6) By all reports, the mountain men love mountain women almost as much as winning rugby league games (a cheap pun based on no facts).(7) Stuart Wenham how about you give us a bit of a sense of how your work in photovoltaic research has plugged into the Olympic Games, excuse the pun ?(8) Paisley should voice his support for the men of the cloth who will bear witness any disarmament and take their word as, excuse the pun , gospel.(9) You'll forgive the pun , but, Rocco, isn't this just a bit Mickey Mouse for you?(10) We are always grateful to those who take the minute or two to keep us, and their public, in the picture - forgive the pun .(11) Our mechanical friend ain't doing too hot - forgive the pun - either.(12) The name Cindy sounds like a near pun to cinders, which speaks again to the idea of complete destruction for the birth of some new work.(13) There's some sort of joke / pun to be made here using the phrase ├ö├ç├┐I'd give my eye teeth ├ö├ç├û, but I can't figure out what it is.(14) the Railway Society reception was an informal party of people of all stations (excuse the pun) in life(15) For a while, the evangelical cohort remained fair game: we could pun on Pentecostals, have fun with fundamentalists and chuckle over conservatives.(16) It's a pun on the fact that Darien called the servants pigs.
1. play on words ::
2. wordplay ::
3. double entendre ::
4. innuendo ::
5. witticism ::
6. quip ::
7. bon mot ::
Different Formspun, puns
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