punny

adjective
pun·ny | \ ˈpə-nē \
punnier; punniest

Definition of punny 

: constituting or involving a pun

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Jasmine tea, matcha and yuzu wine play well with traditional booze for a cocktail menu full of Asian twists and funny, punny names like Miso Hungry and Shiso Thursty. Emily Spicer, San Antonio Express-News, "The 10 best bars in San Antonio," 4 June 2018 Jasmine tea, matcha and yuzu wine play well with traditional booze for a cocktail menu full of Asian twists and funny, punny names like Miso Hungry and Shiso Thursty. Emily Spicer, San Antonio Express-News, "The 10 best bars in San Antonio," 4 June 2018 Jasmine tea, matcha and yuzu wine play well with traditional booze for a cocktail menu full of Asian twists and funny, punny names like Miso Hungry and Shiso Thursty. Emily Spicer, San Antonio Express-News, "The 10 best bars in San Antonio," 4 June 2018 The singer posted a video on his Instagram Thursday (March 28) of himself posing with a very relaxed koala, naturally delivering a few punny pick-up lines. Abby Jones, Billboard, "Bruno Mars Gets Coy With a Koala in Instagram Video: Watch," 29 Mar. 2018 Jasmine tea, matcha and yuzu wine play well with traditional booze for a cocktail menu full of Asian twists and funny, punny names like Miso Hungry and Shiso Thursty. Emily Spicer, San Antonio Express-News, "The 10 best bars in San Antonio," 4 June 2018 Jasmine tea, matcha and yuzu wine play well with traditional booze for a cocktail menu full of Asian twists and funny, punny names like Miso Hungry and Shiso Thursty. Emily Spicer, San Antonio Express-News, "The 10 best bars in San Antonio," 4 June 2018 Jasmine tea, matcha and yuzu wine play well with traditional booze for a cocktail menu full of Asian twists and funny, punny names like Miso Hungry and Shiso Thursty. Emily Spicer, San Antonio Express-News, "The 10 best bars in San Antonio," 4 June 2018 Your best bet for distraction is to wearily read the funny, punny and often appropriately inappropriate posters lining the course. Amy Bartner, Indianapolis Star, "We ran the 500 Festival Mini-Marathon to find the 20 funniest signs," 7 May 2018

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First Known Use of punny

1722, in the meaning defined above

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punnet

Punnett square

punningly

punny

puno

punster

punt

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