pun·​ster | \ ˈpən(t)-stər How to pronounce punster (audio) \

Definition of punster

: one who is given to punning

Examples of punster in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The most outrageous punster is Robert A. George of the Daily News. Danielle Stein Chizzik, Town & Country, "13 Questions for John Podhoretz, a.k.a the Larry David of Twitter," 21 Apr. 2016 Join plantsman and punster Warren Roberts for a Valentine’s Day lunchtime stroll through the Arboretum gardens, in search of winter blooms (and maybe romance). Debbie Arrington, sacbee, "This garden tour is a natural for Valentine’s Day," 9 Feb. 2018 Flip was tall and skinny and dark-haired, a notorious punster and inventive cook. Daniel Mendelsohn, The New Yorker, "The Countess and the Schoolboy," 6 June 2017

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First Known Use of punster

1699, in the meaning defined above

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“Punster.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/punster. Accessed 4 Jul. 2020.

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