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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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A humorous use of words which have the same sound but different meanings.

Usage examples (37)
  • Chandler announces that he is sailing for Uruguay. Spaulding delivers a memorable pun: "Well, you go Uruguay and I'll go mine."
  • I do it for the pun of it
  • Japanese like to pun--their language is well suited to punning
  • Hi Philip, I am so glad you could see it and also got the title pun, A++++ for you! for more
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