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 Some of you may wonder how my wife puts up with living with a compulsive punster. Richard Lederer, San Diego Union-Tribune, 5 Mar. 2022 The Surrealists talked a good picture, and René Magritte was more a visual punster than a virtuoso painter. Dominic Green, WSJ, 19 Nov. 2021 Feliciano, who was born blind, is seventy-five, diminutive, and a punster. Michael Schulman, The New Yorker, 14 Dec. 2020 Beyond a committed art public, of course, Dada punster Duchamp’s name wouldn’t ring many bells. Los Angeles Times, 7 Dec. 2020 The most outrageous punster is Robert A. George of the Daily News. Danielle Stein Chizzik, Town & Country, 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, 9 Feb. 2018 Flip was tall and skinny and dark-haired, a notorious punster and inventive cook. Daniel Mendelsohn, The New Yorker, 6 June 2017 See More

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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 8 Aug. 2022.

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