Definition of punny
: constituting or involving a pun
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The original plan had been to hold the sale in one of Paris’s last remaining adult theaters, on the punny logic that Margiela, for those who love it, is fashion porn.
The sculptures Mr. Binns had on display at his live/work space here looked like larger cousins of the jewelry, assembled bric-a-brac and funny, often punny, little objets.
Just in time for Halloween, Starbucks is releasing a brand-new, limited-edition Frappuccino flavor that has what any self-respecting Halloween-themed thing would want: a punny name.
This is the Citizen Kane of punny headline writing.
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